Stephen Hawking was given only a few years to live when he was diagnosed with motor neuron disease in 1964, but defied the medical profession in typically stubborn fashion. File photo: AFP

Stephen Hawking, the man whose brain transcended disability, was one of science’s brightest stars

Stephen Hawking was given only a few years to live when he was diagnosed with motor neuron disease in 1964, but defied the medical profession in typically stubborn fashion

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Stephen Hawking was given only a few years to live when he was diagnosed with motor neuron disease in 1964, but defied the medical profession in typically stubborn fashion. File photo: AFP
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