A profile of physicist Stephen Hawking. Included: footage of him at home and on the road; and remarks from family members, friends and colleagues, including former wife Jane Hawking, astronaut Buzz Aldrin, Jim Carrey, Benedict Cumberbatch, mathematical physicist Roger Penrose and Richard Branson. The documentary also delves into his greatest scientific discoveries; and charts his rise to fame.
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On a snowy night in 1965, Hyattsville, Maryland's DeMatha Catholic High School defeated Lew Alcindor's Power Memorial Academy in what many call the greatest high school hoops game ever played.Learn more →
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