University of Cambridge released Stephen Hawking's doctoral thesis on Monday.
In a remarkable exercise in academic openness, the University of Cambridge announced today that it's made Stephen Hawking's 1966 PhD thesis freely available online to anyone wishing to download it. The work, "Properties of expandingShow More Summary
In a pleasant reminder that human beings still find non-dumb things interesting, Cambridge University’s website crashed—and continues to be sputtering—after rock star physicist Stephen Hawking posted his 1966 PhD thesis on the site at midnight (British time), free for all to read. Show More Summary
Cambridge University has put Stephen Hawking's doctoral thesis online, triggering such interest that it crashed the university's website, the AP reports. Completed in 1966 when Hawking was 24, "Properties of Expanding Universes" explores ideas about the origins of the universe that have resonated through the scientist's career.
The 1966 doctoral thesis by the world's most recognisable scientist is the most requested item in Apollo with the catalogue record alone attracting hundreds of views per month. In just the past few months, the University has received hundreds of requests from readers wishing to download Professor Hawking's thesis in full.
If you're craving some light reading, might I suggest Stephen Hawking's 1965 doctoral thesis "Properties of Expanding Universes." In celebration of "Open Access Week 2017," Cambridge University Library has made Hawking's 117-page thesis...Show More Summary
Cambridge University posted 'Properties of Expanding Universes' by young Hawking on its open access repository.
You might not want anyone to read the work you put together as a university student -- I sure don't. But we're not Stephen Hawking, world-famous physicist, whose PhD thesis you can now read for free online. More »
With hand-written pages!
By late Monday, the thesis had been viewed more than 60,000 times, a Cambridge official says. He adds, "Other popular theses might have 100 views per month."
Demand for 1966 PhD work, made freely available for the first time, crashes Cambridge’s repository website Stephen Hawking’s 1966 doctoral thesis has broken the internet after becoming available to the general public for the first time. Show More Summary
Hawking completed "Properties of Expanding Universes" when he was was 24 years old
Comb the early work of one the world's greatest minds with the release of Stephen Hawking's Ph.D. thesis as an open-access paper.
Step inside the mind of the young Stephen Hawking as his PhD thesis goes online for first time: “By making my PhD thesis Open Access, I hope to inspire people around the world to look up at the stars and...
Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis, 'Properties of expanding universes', has been made freely available to anyone, anywhere in the world after being made accessible via the University of Cambridge's Open Access repository, Apollo.
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