Commentary: An institute backed by Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk offers a graphic warning against machines that decide whom to kill.
The renowed physicist tells a Beijing gathering that overcrowding and increased energy consumption could doom Earth.
Commentary: His effort to envision a positive future is overwhelmed by his belief that "AI could be the worst event in the history of our civilization."
Comb the early work of one the world's greatest minds with the release of Stephen Hawking's Ph.D. thesis as an open-access paper.
Commentary: As the renowned physicist defends the UK's health services, a government minister says on Twitter that Hawking doesn't know good science when he sees it. Oh.
Commentary: In an interview with the BBC, the famed physicist says that the president's climate policies could turn our planet into Venus.
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and electronic music pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre are also honored with science communication awards.
The physicist warns that Earth is becoming overpopulated and it's time to start looking for a new home.
Commentary: The physicist is making a documentary for the BBC in which he and a former student will explore the possibilities for humans to live in outer space.
Commentary: Alan Bean, one of only 12 people who have walked on the moon, insists he has good reasons for believing that we have never had a visitation.
Commentary: In a charity skit, the physicist listens to Liam Neeson, Bill Gates and Miss Piggy -- among many others -- before choosing, well, someone more appropriate.
Commentary: Speaking on a British morning show, the physicist worries about America's direction and believes the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency should be fired.
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