Short Answer on Stephen Hawking Video

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Stephen Hawking stated in A Brief History of Time (1988) that "a good theory is characterized by the fact that it makes a number of predictions that could in principle be disproved or falsified by observation." In other words, a good theory needs to predict things that can be tested. As we already discussed in this learning block, the results of those tests will in turn lead to more questions and more tests.

Based on the video with Stephen Hawking you just watched, answer the following questions. PLEASE VIEW VIDEO TO ANSWER QUESTION BELOW.

1. Comment on what you think drives a scientist like Stephen Hawking to ask, "Why?"

2. How has Hawking's research contributed to the field of natural science?

3. When you consider the work of natural scientists in general, how do you think developments in scientific thinking end up influencing how scientific study is carried out? Provide an example.

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STEPHEN HAWKING
1. Comment on what you think drives a scientist like Stephen Hawking to ask, "Why?"
The educational field of science is often built by the thought-provoking process of
questioning different kinds of phenomena, which builds the curiosity as to why some things
happen the way they do. Questioning is, therefore, a critical part of being a scientist. Stephen
Hawking discovered his love for physics and mathematics at an early age and pursued it as a
theoretical physicist. There are different factors that drive scientists like Stephen Hawking to
ask “why? “; a natural curiosity that they are born with, scepticism, to learn new information
and to fo...


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