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Stephen Hawking was a human scientist and theoretical physicist in the late 20th to early 21st century.

In 1997, Hawking was among the celebrities observing the Mars 97 mission at the National Space Museum. He was in deep conversation with Richard Dawkins and his wife, and had been helped down the stairs by a couple of hefty security guards. (PROSE: The Dying Days)

In 2004, Hawking attended the opening of the Tomorrow Windows at Tate Modern. (PROSE: The Tomorrow Windows)

Stephen Hawking died some time before 2050, where the famous scientist Alistair Gryffen used the phrase "Hawking's Ghost!" to express shock. (TV: The Last Oak Tree)

References Edit

When Dalek Thay encountered the Cybermen, Mickey Smith compared their conversation to Stephen Hawking meeting the Speaking Clock. (TV: Doomsday)

Toshiko Sato mentioned Hawking's name in regard to pioneers of quantum physics. (PROSE: Something in the Water)

Behind the scenes Edit

Hawking's first name is misspelled as "Steven" in The Dying Days.

Hawking was interviewed as part of Doctor Who Live: The Next Doctor.

He was also portrayed by Benedict Cumberbatch in a 2004 BBC dramatisation of his time at Cambridge University.

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