SEVERE WX : Freeze Watch - Fire Weather Watch View Alerts
STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Stephen Hawking's theory on everything, in his words

Stephen Hawking was one of the most beloved scientists in this generation -- not only for his intellect, but for his ...

Posted: Mar 15, 2018 8:46 PM
Updated: Mar 15, 2018 8:46 PM

Stephen Hawking was one of the most beloved scientists in this generation -- not only for his intellect, but for his wit and humor.

He died at the age of 76, and left behind provocative as well as comical quotes.

On the universe

"It would not be much of a universe if it wasn't home to the people you love."

On scientific discoveries

"I wouldn't compare it to sex, but it lasts longer." -- at a science festival in 2011.

On persistence

"However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. It matters that you don't just give up." -- at an Oxford University Union speech in 2016.

On curiosity

"So remember, look at the stars and not at your feet." -- at the Sydney Opera House in 2015.

On intelligence

"I would never claim this. People who boast about their IQ are losers."-- in response to a 2017 question if he believed he was the most intelligent person in the world.

On space

"May you keep flying like superman in microgravity." -- to NASA astronauts in 2014.

"I have always tried to overcome the limitations of my condition and lead as full a life as possible. I have traveled the world, from the Antarctic to zero gravity. Perhaps one day I will go into space." -- to the New York Times in 2011.

"I have already completed a zero gravity flight which allowed me to float weightless, but my ultimate ambition is to fly into space." -- to ITV in 2017.

On God

"God may exist, but science can explain the universe without the need for a creator." -- in a 2010 CNN interview.

"The scientific account is complete. Theology is unnecessary." -- in a 2010 CNN interview.

On women

"My [physician assistant] reminds me that although I have a PhD in physics, women should remain a mystery." -- in his first Reddit AMA. (His PA is a woman, by the way.)

On his appearance

"Unfortunately, Eddie [Redmayne] did not inherit my good looks." -- of the Oscar-winning actor who portrayed him in "The Theory of Everything."

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 39794

Reported Deaths: 627
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah8588154
Marion5509105
Washington538570
Umatilla326743
Clackamas294265
Lane212825
Malheur184733
Jackson15106
Deschutes106213
Yamhill94415
Linn74514
Polk63115
Jefferson5939
Morrow5406
Lincoln50813
Union4562
Benton4166
Klamath3973
Wasco33215
Douglas3164
Hood River2681
Josephine2572
Columbia2471
Clatsop2350
Coos2220
Baker1122
Crook832
Tillamook700
Curry561
Wallowa402
Lake350
Sherman180
Harney130
Gilliam110
Grant100
Wheeler10
Unassigned00

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 879645

Reported Deaths: 16982
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2893666877
Riverside640751272
San Bernardino597791021
Orange570711410
San Diego52735853
Kern33448410
Fresno30051429
Sacramento24425468
Santa Clara23355378
Alameda22738433
San Joaquin21187484
Contra Costa18157234
Stanislaus17341392
Tulare17120275
Ventura13901160
Imperial12475335
San Francisco11901133
Monterey1109183
San Mateo10810157
Santa Barbara9608119
Merced9314152
Sonoma8934129
Kings815983
Solano711774
Marin7019124
Madera488673
San Luis Obispo400932
Placer397852
Yolo307356
Butte301950
Santa Cruz270623
Napa188214
Sutter179612
Shasta172329
San Benito140314
El Dorado12834
Yuba125310
Mendocino110321
Tehama7748
Lassen7571
Lake67015
Glenn6393
Nevada5828
Humboldt5549
Colusa5456
Calaveras33317
Amador31316
Tuolumne2494
Inyo21515
Siskiyou1840
Mono1752
Del Norte1731
Mariposa782
Plumas540
Modoc270
Trinity230
Sierra60
Alpine30
Unassigned00
Medford
Clear
78° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 78°
Brookings
Clear
69° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 69°
Crater Lake
Clear
66° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 66°
Grants Pass
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 70°
Klamath Falls
Clear
66° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 66°
Partly cloudy and cooler Wednesday
KDRV Radar
KDRV Fire Danger
KDRV Weather Cam

Community Events