Stephen Hawking 'Would Consider Assisted Suicide'

Stephen Hawking has said he would consider assisted suicide, especially if he felt as though he’d become a “burden” to his loved ones.

“To keep someone alive against their wishes is the ultimate indignity,” the 73-year-old physicist told comedian Dara O’Briain in an interview that will air on the BBC, according to The Guardian.

Stephen Hawking to David Beckham: 'I'm Always Being Compared to You'

What do David Beckham and Stephen Hawking have in common?

When the legendary physicist, 73, met the soccer (and underwear) icon, 40, at an event hosted by Google on Monday, he used the opportunity to shed some light on their common ground.

Hawking’s message to Becks was nothing short of brilliant. “I’m always being compared to you as a British icon and sometimes you rate higher and sometimes I do,” he wrote.

Even Stephen Hawking Has an Opinion on Zayn Leaving One Direction

Stephen Hawking may be lauded as one of the most brilliant people living today, but can he make sense of Zayn Malik’s decision to leave British boy band One Direction? Yes, yes he can.

The theoretical physicist and cosmologist spoke at the Sydney Opera House on Saturday night via 3D hologram projection from his actual location at Cambridge University in the U.K.

Stephen Hawking Sings a Monty Python Song About Space for Record Store Day (VIDEO)

Every year, Record Store Day arrives with more and more limited-edition records to get you on down to your local, well, record store. This year, we’re calling it early: Stephen Hawking has won Record Store Day.

Eddie Redmayne Will Celebrate His Oscar Win with Stephen Hawking

Eddie Redmayne Geeks Out Over His Best Actor Oscar Win

The Theory of Everything's Felicity Jones: Stephen Hawking Flirted with Me

Who knew that Stephen Hawking is a ladies’ man?

The Theory of Everything star Felicity Jones told Ryan Seacrest on the Oscars red carpet on Sunday that the physicist was a little flirty when they met.

Stars Line Up to Meet Stephen Hawking at the BAFTAs

There may have been a glittering array of Hollywood stars at the BAFTAs on Sunday night, but the man everyone wanted to meet at the after-show dinner was a 73-year-old physics professor from the slightly less glamorous world of Cambridge University.

What Does Stephen Hawking Think of Eddie Redmayne's Portrayal of Him in Theory of Everything?

At 32, he’s getting major Oscar buzz for his turn as world-famous theoretical physicist, cosmologist and author Stephen Hawking in Theory of Everything, but perhaps the most important critical praise English actor Eddie Redmayne has gotten comes from the man himself.

Eddie Redmayne Took Dance Lessons to Prepare for Stephen Hawking Role in The Theory of Everything