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Professor Stephen Hawking Speaks at Imperial College

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Imperial College London
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An experienced petroleum industry professional, Edesiri Onatejiroghene Ibru serves as a corporate finance analyst with Midwestern Oil and Gas Company Limited. Before entering the workforce, Edesiri Onatejiroghene Ibru completed studies at Imperial College London, where she earned a master’s degree in petroleum engineering.

Imperial College recently hosted renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, who gave a lecture about his work with black holes. In his talk, Professor Hawking countered notions that black holes are the ultimate destroyers of matter. He also spoke about how black hole theory has developed over the years and about Hawking radiation emissions associated with the phenomenon.

Five current faculty members at Imperial College are former pupils of Hawking. They joined him before the lecture in a special celebration. During the event, Hawking expressed pride in the work that the theoretical physics department at Imperial College has been able to accomplish, citing the school as one of the preeminent institutions in the world for such studies.