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Stephen Hawking
used in True Believer by Sparks

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English theoretical physicist who wrote the best seller, A Brief History of Time (1988); recognized by public for paralysis from ALS (b. 1942)
  • For his regular column in Scientific American, he'd interviewed Nobel laureates, explained the theories of Stephen Hawking and Einstein in lay terms, and had once been credited with sparking the groundswell of public opinion that led the FDA to remove a dangerous antidepressant from the market.
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