Christie's auction house sold a trolley for British physicist Stephen Hawking for $ 393,000. This is reported at auction.
Initially, the chair was estimated at $ 13,000, and the final cost was 30 times higher. In addition to the chair, Hawking's 1965 dissertation, "Properties of the expansion of the universe", was sold. Because it gave 767 thousand dollars, which is more than three times more than the expected price. Revenues will be transferred to two charity organizations – the Foundation Stephen Havking and the Association of Motor Neurons.
Stephen Havking was born on January 8, 1942 in Oxford. In 1963 he was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and after 22 years he lost the ability to speak. Havking became one of the famous theoretical physicists of our time. The scientist died on March 14, 2018, in his home in Cambridge.