Lucy Hawking Biography

Published On Aug 25, 2016
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Date of Birth: 1970 , November-2
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
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Lucy married her spouse Alex Mackenzie Smith in 1988 but the couple divorced in 2004. She has a son who is diagnosed with autism. She is a trustee of the Autism Research Trust. She also works together with her father Stephen Hawking on his projects such as book designed through the background of adventure travels to give the explanation on difficult science to young readers.

She is of British nationality and English ethnicity. Lucy has published two novels: Jaded (2004) and Run for Your Life (2005). She has also published and adventure story, George's Secret Key to the Universe. She was a participant in NASA’s 50th birthday in April 2008 conversing on children and science education. She focuses on engaging children in science at an early age. For this effort, she was awarded the Sapio Prize in Rome in October 2008 for popularizing science.

She is the vice president of the National Star College. In 2010, she was appointed as writer-in-residence in Arizona State University of its 2011 Origins Project. Hawking spoke at the BrainSTEM: Your Future is Now festival at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada from 30 September 2013 to 30 October 2013.

Lucy is active on Twitter with more than two thousand followers. She might have a better salary with an estimated net worth of millions of dollars.

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Born in England

November 2 , 1970

Lucy Hawking is the daughter of theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking and writer, Jane Hawking. She has two brothers- Robert Hawking and Timothy Hawking. She was born in England. She is of British nationality and English ethnicity.

Got married

1998

Lucy Hawking married her Alex Mackenzie Smith in 1988 but eventually the couple got separated in 2004. There might have occurred some kinds of problems in their married life which led them towards divorce. She has a son with Alex who is diagnosed with autism.

Published book

2007

She published an adventure story, George's Secret Key to the Universe. That is about a small boy George who gets a way to slide through a computer generated entrance and travel around the solar system. It has been translated in 38 languages and published in 43 countries. 

Participated in 50th birthday of NASA

2008

Lucy was a participant in NASA’s 50th birthday in April 2008 conversing on children and science education. She focuses on engaging children in science at an early age. For this effort, she was awarded the Sapio Prize for popularizing science in Rome in October 2008.