“Discover the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.”
When Stephen Hawking was a boy he used to stare up at the stars and wonder about the universe, despite not being top of his class at school he went on to become the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge and author of international bestseller A Brief History of Time. in 1963 he was given 2 years to live when diagnosed with motor neurone disease and yet he continued with his work until 2018 advancing our understanding of space and time, and helping shape the course of physics for the last four decades. Stephen Hawking is regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Einstein.
This series of books illustrates the inspirational lives of artists, designers, authors, scientists and adventurers, distilling their experiences into a bite size story with a more detailed timeline included within the back pages.