科幻的星空,陨落的巨星,霍金离世(中英语录)

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Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76.

史蒂芬·霍金去世,享年76岁。

The British theoretical physicist was known for his groundbreaking work with black holes and relativity, and was the author of several popular science books including A Brief History of Time.

这位英国理论物理学家因其开创性的黑洞与相对论作品而众所周知,他还是几本受到热捧的科学书籍的作者,包括《时间简史》。

What he said:

他曾说过:

“Life would be tragic if it weren’t funny.”

“如果生活没有了乐趣,那将是一场悲剧。”

“My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all.”

“我的目标很简单,就是把宇宙整个明白,它为何如此,它为何存在。”

“One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet.”

“第一,记得仰望星空,而不是看着脚下。”

“Two, never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.”

“第二,永远不要放弃工作。工作为你带来意义和目标,没有它,生活会变得空虚。”

“Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don’t throw it away.”

“第三,如果你有幸找到真爱,要保护且铭记它,不要弃之不顾。”

“Eternity is a very long time, especially towards the end.”

“永恒是很长的时间,特别是对尽头而言。”

His children said:

他的孩子们说:

His children, Lucy, Robert and Tim, said: “We are deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today.

他的孩子露西、罗伯特和蒂姆说道:“我们挚爱的父亲今天去世了,我们十分悲伤。”

“He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years.”

“他是一位伟大的科学家、一位杰出的人物,他的作品和遗产将会闪耀多年。”

They praised his “courage and persistence” and said his “brilliance and humour” inspired people across the world.

他们盛赞了霍金的“勇气与毅力”,并称他的“才华与幽默”激励了全世界的人。

 

Factfile: Stephen Hawking

史蒂芬·霍金简介

Born 8 January 1942 in Oxford, England

1942年1月8日,出生于英格兰牛津

Earned place at Oxford University to read natural science in 1959, before studying for his PhD at Cambridge

1959年,被牛津大学录取,攻读自然科学,随后被剑桥大学录取,攻读博士学位。

By 1963, was diagnosed with motor neurone disease and given two years to live

1963年,被确诊运动神经元病,只能再活两年。

Outlined his theory that black holes emit “Hawking radiation” in 1974

1974年,提出黑洞发出“霍金辐射”理论。

Published his book A Brief History of Time in 1988, which has sold more than 10 million copies

1988年,出版书籍《时间简史》,销量突破1000万册。

His life story was the subject of the 2014 film The Theory of Everything, starring Eddie Redmayne

他的人生经历成了2014年电影《万物理论》的主题,该电影由埃迪·雷德梅尼主演。

The scientist gained popularity outside the academic world and appeared in several TV shows including The Simpsons, Red Dwarf and The Big Bang Theory.

霍金在学术圈外人气很高,并曾现身几个电视节目,包括《辛普森一家》、《红矮星号》和《生活大爆炸》。