The website of the University of Cambridge “fell” after the publication of Hawking’s thesis
MOSCOW, October 24 — RIA Novosti. The website of Cambridge University has failed due to the large number of people wishing to read the thesis as physicist Stephen Hawking after her debut publication, reported the Telegraph.
The thesis of the famous physicist, Stephen Hawking, “properties of expanding universes”, which scientist wrote at the age of 24 on Monday was first laid out in open access on the web site of the University of Cambridge. Those wishing to read it was so much that due to the large amount of visitors the site went down.
According to the University of Cambridge, less than a day more than 60 thousand people visited the website to read or download the work of Hawking.
“It is wonderful that so many people wanted to download my thesis — I hope they will not (her — ed.) disappointed,” said Hawking. According to physics, he hoped to “inspire people” by presenting my University work freely available and encouraged other scientists to do the same.
Previously, Hawking’s thesis can be read only in the library of Cambridge or to purchase a digital copy for $ 86.