“I’m not retiring!”

Hawking became Lucasian Professor of Mathematics, a post once held by Isaac Newton. When he reached the age of 67, Cambridge University tradition held that he had to stand down. Stephen used the occasion to compose an audio essay for the BBC’s Newsnight, in which he explained why he wasn’t retiring.

Release date: 01 Nov 2011

2 minutes

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PresenterJeremy Paxman
PresenterEmily Maitlis
PresenterJeremy Paxman
PresenterEmily Maitlis

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