Stephen Hawking

The Strangest One Direction News You'll Read Today

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

One Direction fans have received some comfort from the unlikeliest of places, after Professor Stephen Hawking offered them reassurance during a discus...

In Another Universe One Direction Are Back Together

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK Tech

One Direction are no longer whole. That's a fact, whether you like it or not. While this may be irreversible in our universe, Stephen Hawking has pres...

Mwah! David And Orlando Pucker Up After Stephen Hawking Sketch

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

David Walliams was one of the many A-listers who did something funny for money on Friday night, in a bid to raise cash for Comic Relief. In previo...

Stephen Hawking Reacts To Eddie's Oscars Win

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

Professor Stephen Hawking has said that he’s “proud” of Eddie Redmayne, after he won the Best Actor gong at the Oscars on Sunday night. MORE ...

Did You Hear Eddie Redmayne's Little Squeal?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

Eddie Redmayne took it all the way to the end of Awards Season, concluding his spectacular run with the Oscar for Best Lead Actor for his extraordinar...

Hawking Calls Empathy Over Aggression Key To Humanity's Future

PA | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK

Aggression should be weeded out of the human race and replaced by empathy, according to renowned physicist Professor Stephen Hawking. The celebrity sc...

Artificial Intelligence: Embrace Evolution!

Martijn de Wever | Posted 19.04.2015 | UK Tech
Martijn de Wever

Should we fear the speed of technological progress? We decided to not fear but embrace it. As fear is an emotion based on the disability to predict the outcome of a particular situation, we choose to become better at predicting and finding ways to assist us in making the right decision.

Shirley Sparks Outrage With Holocaust Comments

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

Shirley Maclaine is facing a backlash over controversial comments she makes about the Holocaust in her new memoir. SEE MORE: Right Royal Outing Fo...

Philosophy: Juicy or Useless?

Mark Brewer | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK
Mark Brewer

If contemporary philosophy still proceeded in vacuum, cut off from science, I'd agree with Krauss that it's useless. But it doesn't. And, if applied to conceptual issues in the natural sciences, it certainly has a much juicier role to play than Krauss would have you believe.

Why the Terminator Is Not Coming Any Time Soon

Lee Cronin | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK Tech
Lee Cronin

As profound and exciting success in either the origin of life or artificial life would be for some, it is also scary and terrifying for others. Just recently, figures as notable as Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking openly shared their worries. Could AI pose a threat to humanity?

Waiting for the Robots

Dr Richard Graham | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Tech
Dr Richard Graham

Awareness should be a prelude not just to consideration, but engagement, and later at to thoughts of action. In that sense, technology should remain a tool with which we make not just our lives better but ourselves better.

Caroline Frost

'There Was One Scene I Didn't Dare Think About'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

The first time I spoke to Felicity Jones – three short years ago for the indie romantic drama ‘Like Crazy’ – she was curled up in a ball in he...

Artifical Intelligence: Stephen Hawking Is Wrong (Sort Of)

Richard Stacy | Posted 08.02.2015 | UK Tech
Richard Stacy

Forget the technologists' machine-based vision. We should be looking to the biologists and geneticists. The future of artificial intelligence will be built genetically - indeed in the same way we humans are built.

Who Should Be Afraid of 'Amelia'?

Oggy Boytchev | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Tech
Oggy Boytchev

This entity speaks a robotic language, it is well versed in parliamentary procedure and his or her head is full of weird terminology, rules and regulations. Career politicians beware, Amelia is ready to take your job! She can give straight answers to straight questions. So, what is there for you to do?

The Theory of Almost Everything: A Black Hole Paradox, ALS and Sex

Jill Shaw Ruddock | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jill Shaw Ruddock

While Stephen Hawking personifies a will to live that can only be explained by the power of his mind over matter, the facts just don't add up. Sexuality is an issue for most people with ALS and their partners. It directly effects voluntary nerves and muscles and diminish sexual sensation.

Stephen Hawking Says AI Will 'Spell The End Of Humanity'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK Tech

Professor Stephen Hawking has raised his concerns over humanity's search to create artificial intelligence warning that if it were ever created it cou...

EXCLUSIVE: More Hankies Required For 'The Theory Of Everything' Clip

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Professor Stephen Hawking is one of the most revered scientists of our age - famous for his enormous brain making sense of the planets and telling us ...

More Hankies Needed, With This 'Theory Of Everything' Clip...

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

The latest clip of 'The Theory of Everything' has been released and, just like the trailer, it promises an emotionally wrenching trip to the cinema. ...

If The Whole Film's As Moving As This Trailer...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Eddie Redmayne fans, Felicity Jones's admirers and followers of Professor Stephen Hawking's extraordinary life story are all in for a treat, judging b...

Hawking Says Scientists Are On Verge Of Destroying Universe

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Tech

Stephen Hawking has made a rather worrying statement. One involving the end of literally everything. And when someone like Stephen Hawking says som...

What Do You Get If You Put Brian May, Richard Dawkins, Stephen Hawking Together?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Just imagine the conversation around the dinner table when some of the world's most curious brains join forces for the second 'Starmus' Festival, taki...

Is Time Travel Possible?

Marcus Chown | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Tech
Marcus Chown

The surprising answer is: nobody knows. Physicists, despite trying for almost a century to rule it out, have so far failed. The known laws of physics do not forbid time travel. In fact, they appear to make it easy - at least in principle.

The Most Important Thing You Can Create Is Your Own Life

Ian Spero | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ian Spero

To me the most important thing you create is arguably your own life. When we talk about a creation we mean something which is unique, something which is purposeful and meaningful; something which is large and substantial.

Five Reasons Why the Assisted Dying Bill is Long Overdue

Kieran Turner-Dave | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Politics
Kieran Turner-Dave

The Assisted Dying Bill is long overdue because we can't keep forcing people to die in pain and misery against their will, or pressuring the terminally ill into committing gruesome acts of suicide as a last resort. We must realise that the right to life includes the right for individuals to make an informed decision to die in the way that they perceive to be the most dignified.

Monty Python Cameo Confirms Stephen Hawking as Pop Culture's Ultimate Science Icon

Alice Bonasio | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Comedy
Alice Bonasio

Having been one of the lucky ones to snap up a ticket for the opening night of Monty Python's live comeback show yesterday, I still have Always Look on the Bright Side of Life stuck in my head. But just when I thought that penis-shaped swirly canons expelling a stream of frothy bubbles all over the audience was as Pythonish as you could go, it got even better.