Stephen Hawking
  • British scientist Stephen Hawking leaves behind a legacy of grit and courage that he displayed during his entire life, unraveling the secrets of black holes, the existence of God and quantum gravity.

    Stephen Hawking's synthesized voice that graced popular TV shows and recordings.
    LAST UPDATE : Mar 14, 2018, 5:42 AM EDT
  • View of performers during the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Paralympics in London, Wednesday Aug. 29, 2012.

    London welcomed 4,200 athletes to the 2012 Paralympic Games.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 8:30 PM EST
  • This photo made available by LOCOG shows Torchbearing team 056, (NOT left to right) including, Barrie Guy, Antony Eames, and others, no names available, outside the Shri Swaminarayan Mandir temple, in Brent, north London, as they carry the Paralympic Flame on the Torch Relay, Wednesday Aug. 29, 2012.

    Who better to help welcome the Paralympics than a scientist who has shown the world that physical limitations do not limit human potential?

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 7:00 PM EST