Sadly Stephen Hawking is no longer with us but he has certainly left an impressive legacy.

The Sky documentary ‘Hawking: Can you hear me?’ tells the life story of Hawking through the eyes of those closest to him, his three children, ex-wife, sister, friends and colleagues.  Their accounts give intriguing insights into Hawking’s personal life.  We view this scientific genius as an ordinary man who was a ‘show off’ as a boy, and grew into a man who continued to love the limelight.  At the age of 21 Hawking was diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a type of motor neurone disease, and given three years to live.  Despite being faced with gradual paralysis, Hawking continued his plan