Stephen Hawking: A personal astronomer of the deceased was auctioned for 1.8 million pounds.
A 1.09 million auction of Professor Stephen Hawking ($ 77 million) was organized by Christie's auction house.
Personal data of Professor Stephen Hawking, including his doctoral thesis from 1965. Give 1.8 million pounds (approximately 77 million) in the auction.
Christie, a leading art auction company, took 22 of her auction auctions. After the world-famous physicist Cambridge died in March.
Copy "Properties of the expanding universe", one of the other five was auctioned for 584,750 pounds (about 25.16 million).
The first wheelchair he used was sold for 296.750 pounds (about 12.77 million baht), and the proceeds from the auction will be transferred. And his speech when he appears in the comic series "The Simpsons" in the United States. Sold in the amount of 6,250 pounds (approximately 268.961 baht)
Christie said before the 9-day online auction that the items sold were representative. "The highest victory of scientific wisdom over misery"
Hawking has twice signed his famous doctoral dissertation. It was named in the year in which the motor neuron disease was diagnosed.
It is expected that the thesis will sell up to 150,000 pounds (6.46 million baht), but interest from around the world is more than four times higher.
The subject of the auction are also medals. Scientific articles and the work of other eminent scientists such as Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin and Albert Vale. Stein sells for ten thousand pounds (over 430,000 baht).
The "short history of time" by Hawking, which he signed in 1988 With a stamp, costs 68 750 £ (about 2.96 million USD) more than the estimated value. At 3000 pounds (approximately 129 015 baht)
The auction amounted to 1 843 775 pounds (approximately 78.5 million baht).
Lucy's daughter, Lucy, said that Christie helped the families. "A unique and valuable personal and professional arrangement of our beloved dad."
The income from the red leather auction will be donated to the Stephen Hawking Foundation and the Alzheimer's Association.
Sophie Hopkins, the original writer, writer and archivist at Christies, said about the fate that brought the auction. "Very characteristic"