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When Will Sir Richard Branson and Professor Stephen Hawking Head Into Space on Virgin Galactic?

Ellee Seymour | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK Tech
Ellee Seymour

Just over a year ago I recorded this video of Sir Richard Branson at Prof Stephen Hawkings' 70th birthday symposium in Cambridge. Branson told me he ...

Stephen Hawking, Master of the Universe

Ellee Seymour | Posted 11.03.2012 | UK
Ellee Seymour

Nobody knew until the first speech of the day that Prof Stephen Hawking, the world renowned scientist famous for his work on the origins of the universe, would not be able to attend on doctor's orders; I believe that the university only became aware of this 10 minutes before the symposium started, that they hoped he would be well enough to bask in the glittering tributes and accolades from his peers and fellow scientists from around the world.

The 70th Birthday Stephen Hawking Symposium

Ellee Seymour | Posted 02.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Ellee Seymour

I feel extremely privileged to be able to attend a symposium to mark the 70th birthday of physicist Professor Stephen Hawking, a brilliant cosmologist acclaimed globally whose life has surpassed medical expectations.