Wednesday , January 27 2021

Stephen Hawking: An astronomer's personal auction of 1.8 million pounds



Stephen Hawking: The deceased personal astronomer was auctioned for £ 1.8 million.

The auction of £ 1.8 million ($ 77 million) by Professor Stephen Hawking was organized by Christie's auction house.

Professor Stephen Hawking's personal record, including his doctoral thesis in 1965. Get more than 1.8 million pounds (around 77 million) in the auction.

Christie, a leading art auction company, took 22 of his works for auction. After the world-famous physicist, Cambridge, died in March.

Copy "The properties of the expanding universe," one of the five remaining is auctioned for £ 584,750 (about 25.16 million).

The first wheelchair he used was sold for £ 296,750 (around 12.77 million baht). The results of the auction will be donated. And his speech when it appeared on. Comedy comedy "The Simpsons" in the United States. Sold for 6,250 pounds (around 268,961 baht)

Stephen Hawking:

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The first wagon used by him.

Christie said before the 9-day online auction that the items auctioned represented. "Victory of the highest scientific wisdom over misery"

Hawking twice signed his famous doctoral dissertation. He was named in the year he was diagnosed with motor neuron disease.


This thesis is expected to auction up to 150,000 pounds (6.46 million baht), but interest from around the world is more than four times the price.

The auction item also includes a medal. Scientific articles and works of other prominent scientists, such as Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, and Albert Vale. Stein sells for ten thousand pounds (more than 430,000 baht).

Professor Hawking's 1974 research writings on black holes.

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Professor Hawking's 1974 research writings on black holes.

"A Short History of Time" Hawking, which he signed with a patterned stamp in 1988, sells for £ 68,750 (about $ 2.96 million) more than the value assessed. At 3,000 pounds (around 129,101 baht)

This auction reached 1,824,375 pounds (around 78.5 million baht).

Lucy's daughter, Lucy, said that Christie had helped the family. "Unique and valuable personal and professional agreements from our beloved father."

The results of the auction of red leather coffers will be donated to the Stephen Hawking Foundation and Alzheimer's Association.

Sophie Hopkins, the original writer, writer and archivist at Christies, said about the many things that brought the auction. "Very distinctive"


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