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Stephen Hawking’s papers to be saved for the nation

Stephen Hawking’s papers to be saved for the nation

Science
Cambridge University LibraryProf Stephen Hawking's scientific papers and personal possessions are to be saved for the nation.The objects include childhood letters, scripts from his TV appearances and Prof Hawking's ground-breaking research into black holes.The 10,000-page archive will be kept in perpetuity at Cambridge University library.His office will be reconstructed in the Science Museum next year and selected highlights will go on display.Prof Hawking's son, Tim, said that the family was delighted that his body of work and memories of his life were being safeguarded for future generations."Our father would be really pleased," he said. "It was really important during his lifetime that science be opened up to the widest possible number of people and be democratized and not be the preser...

‘Significant long-term scarring’ in services will limit pent-up consumer demand and suppress inflation, economist Stephen Roach predicts

Finance
Economist Stephen Roach said Monday he believes Wall Street is overestimating a consumer comeback.According to the Yale University senior fellow, demand will snap back like a rubber band later this year as the V-shaped recovery loses momentum."With vaccines rushing out together with a lot of stimulus, you can just sense this instant gratification of a long-deferred pent-up demand," Roach told CNBC's "Trading Nation." "But as I look at the numbers, you know, most of that surge has probably already occurred."He's building part of his case on the consumer durables share of GDP data."We're back to levels of consumer durables that we haven't been at in about 13, 14 years," said Roach. "We've done the pent-up demand to a large extent, and it looks like it's borrowing from growth that m...
John Sessions: Stephen Fry leads tributes to ‘lovable’ comedian

John Sessions: Stephen Fry leads tributes to ‘lovable’ comedian

Entertainment
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Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg has carpal tunnel in hand, could need surgery

Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg has carpal tunnel in hand, could need surgery

Sports
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Washington Nationals star pitcher Stephen Strasburg was diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome in his pitching hand and may need to undergo season-ending surgery. Nationals manager Dave Martinez made the announcement Friday, a day after Strasburg visited with a hand specialist. Advertisement Martinez said the reigning World Series MVP could have surgery to fix the issue, but no final decisions have been made. "Now we're going to sit back and discuss what the plans are moving forward," Martinez told reporters before the Nationals opened their series against the Miami Marlins on Friday. "I think it's something that's going to have to be fixed. "... It helps us all knowing that we can have a plan going forward. But my concern is always Stephen and hope that he recovers as qui...
Famous birthdays for Jan. 3: Stephen Stills, Greta Thunberg

Famous birthdays for Jan. 3: Stephen Stills, Greta Thunberg

Entertainment
Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Capricorn. They include: -- Roman philosopher Cicero in 106 B.C. -- Feminist/abolitionist Lucretia Mott in 1793 -- American first lady Grace Coolidge in 1879 -- Author J.R.R. Tolkien in 1892 -- Football Hall of Fame Coach Hank Stram in 1923 -- Beatles record producer George Martin in 1926 File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI -- Italian film director Sergio Leone in 1929 -- Brazilian composer Ernst Mahle in 1929 (age 91) -- Actor Robert Loggia in 1930 -- Actor Dabney Coleman in 1932 (age 88) -- Hockey Hall of Fame member Bobby Hull in 1939 (age 81) -- Musician Van Dyke Parks in 1943 (age 77) -- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Stephe...