Professor Stephen Hawking – level 1

19-03-2018 07:00

This news is about a scientist. His name is Stephen Hawking. He is born in 1942. He studies at Oxford and Cambridge, in England. He is a cosmologist. He studies the universe.

Doctors find out that he is very ill. He cannot move. Doctors tell him that he will die soon. However, he does not die. He lives until 14th March, 2018. He is 76 years old when he dies.

Stephen Hawking makes important discoveries. He proves Einstein’s General Relativity idea. He proves that the Big Bang is the start of the universe. He proves that the universe will end in black holes.

Difficult words: universe (every planet, every star, every galaxy – everything in outer space), will (in the future), discovery (finding something new), prove (show that something is true).

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