The life expectancy of Stephen Hawking, according to the ENCALS model

Westeneng HJ, Al-Chalabi A, Hardiman O, Debray TP, van den Berg LH

Stephen W Hawking, one of the most famous physicists, died on March 14, 2018, at the age of 76 years. Although he was best known for his remarkable work on black holes and quantum gravity, he was also a famous patient with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. His long survival (of more than 50 years) after diagnosis has been a source of speculation.

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Cite as: Westeneng HJ, Al-Chalabi A, Hardiman O, Debray TP, van den Berg LH. The life expectancy of Stephen Hawking, according to the ENCALS model. Lancet Neurology 2018, volume 17, page(s): 662-3. DOI: 10.1016/S1474-4422(18)30241-2.