Stephen Hawking's ashes buried in Westminster Abbey

Jun 15, 2018

The ashes of Stephen Hawking have been buried in a corner of Westminster Abbey that honors some of Britain's greatest scientists, between the graves of Charles Darwin and Isaac Newton

Hawking's family offers lottery for Westminster tickets

May 8, 2018

The family of the late Stephen Hawking is holding a lottery to choose 1,000 people who will get a free ticket to attend a service of thanksgiving in the British physicist's honor at Westminster Abbey

Cyborg-lit: Book about transhumanism wins Wellcome prize

Apr 30, 2018

A book that explores the quest to defeat death with technology has won the medically themed Wellcome Book Prize

Cambridge Analytica fights back on data scandal

Apr 24, 2018

A Cambridge University professor at the heart of the Facebook privacy scandal says that the suspended CEO of data firm Cambridge Analytica lied to a British parliamentary committee investigating fake news

UN health agency: Hungarian scientist exposed to Ebola

Apr 20, 2018

The World Health Organization says it has helped ship an experimental Ebola vaccine and drugs to treat a laboratory scientist in Hungary who was exposed to the potentially deadly disease in an accident earlier this month

UN holds meeting on curbing greenhouse emissions from ships

Apr 9, 2018

The U.N. maritime agency is holding a weeklong meeting aimed at curbing emissions from ships

Medical ethics: UK uses data from doctors to find migrants

Apr 1, 2018

To track down refugees in Britain who may have broken immigration rules, the government is turning to a new and controversial source of information: doctors

Hundreds line Cambridge streets to honor Stephen Hawking

Mar 31, 2018

Hundreds of people lined the streets of the English city of Cambridge on Saturday as the hearse carrying the remains of famed British scientist Stephen Hawking arrived at the church

Ashes of Stephen Hawking to be placed in Westminster Abbey

Mar 20, 2018

The ashes of celebrated physicist Stephen Hawking will be interred at Westminster Abbey near the grave of Isaac Newton

The Latest: Vatican astronomy official hails Hawking

Mar 14, 2018

The head of the Vatican's astronomical observatory has hailed Stephen Hawking as a scientist who gave a "human face" to astronomy

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