"This series will tell the amazing stories of inspiring people who have made a difference and changed the world, despite the odds stacked against them. They will detail the characters' humble origins, the obstacles standing in their way that had to be overcome, and discuss the successes and achievements for which they are lauded today. This book tells the story of Stephen Hawking, the brilliant scientist who made great contributions to the study of the origin of the universe despite suffering from motor neurone disease for most of his life."-- Provided by publisher.
Includes bibliographical references (page47) and index.
Who is Stephen Hawking? -- What was Stephen Hawking's childhood like? -- How did Stephen Hawking become a scientist? -- How did Stephen Hawking's career take off? -- How did Stephen Hawking attract global attention? -- What has Stephen Hawking achieved? -- How is Stephen Hawking's work continued today?.