Professor Stephen Hawking, the incredibly brainy astro-physicist - once wrote a book entitled 'A Brief History of Time' which I read with a great passion and interest - until my head hurt at least. Now I can't compete with all of the...Show More Summary
Stephen Hawking published A Brief History of Time, which means your entire lifetime is excluded from his history of time.?
Leonard is offered his dream job in “The Bon Voyage Reaction,” The Big Bang Theory‘s season six finale. Sheldon is jealous of Leonard’s opportunity to work with Stephen Hawking’s team. Raj pushes Lucy too far out of her comfort zone by asking her to meet his friends. The Players: Director: Mark Cendrowski Writer: Steven Molaro, Steve Holland, [...]
A few days ago I took issue with Matt Hill over the Stephen Hawking decision not to go to a conference in Israel. Against his view that where we have a chance of doing some good consistency doesn't matter, I...
The renowned physicist has become entangled in academic anti-Semitism.
Early last week, when it came out that British physicist Stephen Hawking had decided to not attend a late-spring conference in Jerusalem, he went quickly from being a cult hero in the Israeli high tech sphere to pariah. Although he has...Show More Summary
Stephen Hawking's boycot of a major academic conference in Israel pales in comparison to the words and deeds of Heidegger and Chomsky. Yet, it reminds us that the smartest people do not always have the right answers.
Stephen Hawking’s decision to withdraw from Israel’s President Conference deals a huge blow to Israel’s attempts to whitewash its crimes by branding itself as a technologically advanced liberal democracy. His decision highlights the growing consensus that Israel’s oppression of Palestinians is intolerable. Show More Summary
Stephen Hawking will bring down the apartheid wall, in Carlos Latuff's cartoon
If you want to express your appreciation to Stephen Hawking for his courageous gesture, there's a petition here. It reads: To: Stephen Hawking Thank you for supporting the international call to Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, and adherence to the Academic … Continue reading ?
This is because Stephen Hawking is not attending a conference in Israel where there is protest about the way Palestinians are being treated. At City University of New York, Dershowitz was debating Peter Beinart. My job is to protect Israel, the nation state of the Jewish people, along with many other people, from external threats [...]
Alan Dershowitz thinks Albert Einstein Award-winning physicist Stephen Hawking is an "ignoramus." Guess why. Read more...
Has Stephen Hawking really left the company of Albert Einstein, an avowed Zionist who worked to create the State of Israel, and replaced him with the august company of Elvis Costello and other Israel boycotters? I hosted Hawking for a lecture at Oxford in 1998 where I introduced him to 1000 Oxford students. Show More Summary
I was alerted by Glenn Greenwald’s column yesterday to this extraordinary short piece at Left Foot Forward entitled "So why did Stephen Hawking think it was ok to visit Iran and China?" The author’s accusation of hypocrisy that we have heard so often is nothing new, but the sophistication of the numerous commenters who destroy the “What about X?” argument is very encouraging.
How unfortunate that a man as visionary as Stephen Hawking can peer so deeply into the universe but it is so myopic as to fail to see the righteousness of Israel's cause even as it stares him right in the face.
Leading Physicist Stephen Hawking has created an international stir by joining a boycott of Israeli academic institutions and travel to Israel after sending a letter declining an invitation to attend the President’s Conference. While Cambridge originally claimed that Hawking was not attending due to his health, Hawking sent a letter to Israeli President Shimon Peres […]
I thought readers might be interested in this piece by me in today’s Mail. It is on the appalling decision by Stephen Hawking to boycott a conference in Israel just… Continue reading The post Stephen Hawking shamefully boycotts Israel appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Only such a smart man could make such a smart man look dumb
As can be imagined there have been a wide range of Israeli responses to Stephen Hawking's decision to boycott the Israeli Presidential conference. While it would be a stretch to imagine a majority of Israelis would support the move, the baseness of some of the right wing responses is still rather shocking.