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“No child prodigy”

Duration: 03:50

Hawking was a bright but unremarkable schoolboy, who was brought up to be curious about the world around him. However, in his early twenties he received a diagnosis that changed his life.

Available since: Sat 1 Sep 2012


Jeremy Monblat
Series Editor
Lucy Hetherington
Heather Couper
Stephen Hawking

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Profile Stephen Hawking

On his 60th birthday, a look at Professor Stephen Hawking's remarkable life.

First broadcast: 08 Jan 2002

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