Renown Physicist Stephen Hawking’s final book got published on Tuesday, October 17. The scientist, who was an atheist has maintained that there is no God, aliens are likely to exist and time travel can’t be ruled out.
Stephen Hawking’s Final Book
Stephen Hawking’s death in March 2018 had saddened the world. The cosmologist who debunked the mysteries of black holes was an acclaimed twentieth-century scientist after Einstein.
In Stephen Hawking’s final book “Brief Questions to Big Answers”, he has reportedly mentioned that there was nothing before Big Bang and God didn’t create the universe.
Hawking goes on to explain the universe and what could be God in terms of laws. He says, “I prefer to think that everything can be explained by another way by the law of nature.”
The possibility of Time Travel
According to media reports, Hawking in his final book which is completed by his family goes on say that there is a possibility of Time Travel. He formulated his thoughts on Time Travel on the basis of M-Theory according to which universe can have seven dimensions instead of already known four dimensions.
Apart from time travel he also predicted that human beings will be able to travel anywhere in the solar system in the next 100 years.
Well, the prospects of human beings traveling to other planets of the solar system are no strange, as many companies like SpaceX of Elon Musk are looking forward to colonizing Mars.
On Artificial Intelligence
Stephen Hawking has already been quoted saying that human beings have a major threat from AI (Artificial Intelligence). The tech analysts have already heralded the happening of singularity in upcoming decades. Stephen Hawking’s final book also mentions that artificial intelligence will outsmart human beings.
The Significance of Stephen Hawking’s Words
Stephen Hawking is one of the most influential scientists of the present generation. His book the Brief History of Time is of the best selling non-fiction books. The famous Hollywood film The Theory of Every Thing was also on the life of Stephen Hawking. Eddie Redmayne who played Hawking in the film has also written the foreword. Redmayne has also talked about Hawking’s review of the film.
Hawking whose Ph.D. thesis was of immense public interest has a huge impact on youth. His final book which got published after his demise is more likely to gain a critical acclaim with respect to what the scientist has said about the universe, God, Aliens, and artificial intelligence.