Founder of Yayasan Bhinneka Nusantara foundation
One of the brightest minds in the world, the mind that could explain the grand design of the universe (at least partially), is gone. Stephen Hawking passed away on March 14, the birthday of another genius, Albert Einstein. He has left us, with his assurance that divine miracles only seem so, until science provides explanations and answers.
Hawking, born 76 years ago in Oxford, was diagnosed with a fatal neurological disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, at the age of 21 and doctors told him that he only had two years to live.
Just as well someone like him was born in a place where his brilliance could be nurtured and his physical disabilities were cared for.
Hawking survived for over 50 years after the diagnosis!
What might have happened if Stephen Hawking was born in Indonesia? Could he have become the Steph...
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