BREAKING NEWS: Stephen Hawking’s successor named. We had a contest to guess who it would be, no one got it, some great guesses though!

Cambridge University has named the man who will succeed Professor Stephen Hawking in one of the world’s most prestigious academic positions. The celebrated physicist, who has motor neurone disease, completed his last day as Lucasian Professor of Mathematics on 30 September. The university said Professor Michael Green had been elected as the 18th person to take up the position.