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Stephen Hawking: Five Of His Greatest Achievements

World renowned physicist Stephen Hawking took his last breath in early hours on Wednesday. He was known for his findings on black hole and relativity. He devoted his entire life for his work and research. Some of his achievements are as follows:

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Four laws of black hole mechanics

With James Bardeen and Brandon Carter, Stephen Hawking discovered the four laws of black hole mechanics. These laws are physical properties that black holes are analogous to the laws of thermodynamics. His essay titled “Black Holes” also won the prestigious Gravity Research Foundation Award.