Prof Hawking's thesis "Properties of expanding universes" was made freely available for the first time on the publications section of university's website at More than 60, have so far accessed his work as a year-old postgraduate. Prof Hawking said by making it available he hoped to "inspire people".
This means that anyone, anywhere in the world, can now see the document. Hawking stated very clearly the thinking behind this important decision in a statement released by the university: Anyone, anywhere in the world should have free, unhindered access to not just my research, but to the research of every great and enquiring mind across the spectrum of human understanding.
From this, users can access PDF files of the thesis. Sounds like a good idea, but what the university had not counted on, perhaps, was the overwhelming response worldwide to the release of the thesis.
The servers were completely overwhelmed, with Stuart RobertsCambridge University Deputy Head of Research Communications, reporting a viewing of the thesis that had surpassed 60, by late Monday.
Prior to this time, for the price of about 65 pounds, copies could be made of the work, filed under the name Ph. Arthur Smithmakes the link between open access and creating a future body of work for the next generations of researchers: By eliminating the barriers between people and knowledge we can realise new breakthroughs in all areas of science, medicine and technology.
And like Professor Hawking, we hope that many students will also take the opportunity to freely distribute their work online by making their thesis Open Access.E.
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A copy of the physicist's signed PhD thesis sells for £, Cambridge University Library/Department copies: the preference is for double-sided (duplex) print. Turnaround Usual turnaround is working days from the time at which JS Wilson & Son collect the thesis orders from the GU.
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