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London, 11/12/2018 (The People Online) – A motorized wheelchair used by late British physicist Stephen Hawking has been auctioned for almost 300,000.
At the same time, his dissertation "Properties of the Expanding Universe", dated 1965, has been sold for almost 600,000 pounds at the Christies auction.
The event, held online for 9 days, is designed to raise funds for the Stephen Hawking Foundation and the Motor Neuron Disease Association.
The auction has also offered several Hawking possessions, including essays, medals, prizes and a copy of his book "A Brief History of Time", fingerprinted, and letters and manuscripts by Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin and Albert Einstein. .
Known for his scientific work that theories about the origin of the universe, after spending most of his life in a wheelchair due to the disease of the motor neuron, Stephen Hawking died in March at the age of 76 years.
(Web editor: Rosa Liu, Rocío Huang)