Australia Newz

Stephen Hawking's extraordinary life in pictures

Stephen Hawking's extraordinary life in pictures


At 21, Stephen Hawking was diagnosed with motor neurone disease and given two years to live, but he went on to live the most extraordinary, long life.

The world-renowned British physicist has died aged 76. Here are images from his extraordinary life.

More Australia Newz

"It's always hard to make that decision for any animal, but it was the right decision and a respectful end for an old lady who demanded respect throughout her life." #9News

World's oldest orangutan dies at WA zoo - 9News

The world's oldest orangutan, Puan, has died at a West Australian Zoo at the age of 62.

Magistrate has reserved decision on Archbishop Philip Wilson’s sentence. He’ll hand down his penalty on 3 July @9NewsAdel @9NewsAUS

JUST IN: Four teenagers have been arrested over a series of crimes in the western suburbs, including threatening a man with axes at Woodville Gardens. #9News

“He thought he’d gotten away with this. For all these years, he thought he’d gotten away with it.” - Prosecutor Gareth Harrison addresses the court on #Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson landmark case for concealing child sex abuse in the Catholic Church @9NewsAdel @9NewsAUS

Adelaide parishioners pray for Archbishop Philip Wilson at mass asking those involved in the sentencing “may approach it with peace at heart... respect for each other and hope for the future.”

ADORABLE: These fur-tunate kittens were found cruelly dumped outside the @rspcasa's Lonsdale shelter in freezing conditions. MORE in #9NewsAt6

"Had Courtney Williams pressed the emergency stop button in the unload area, three seconds before the raft became dragged into the mechanisms the accident wouldn't have occurred." #9News

Dreamworld inquest: 'Slow shutdown button' not pushed for 10 seconds

Courtney Williamson was operating the Thunder River Rapids ride when four people were thrown from a raft to...

JUST IN: The @UniofAdelaide and @UniversitySA have announced they will explore merging to create a new South Australian university. MORE in #9NewsAt6

Load More...