"But our responsibility now is today's researcher and today's scientists and people working across all disciplines across our great university.
Our preservation stewardship of that research data from the digital humanities across the biomedical and that is a core part of what we now do." ### have been accessed from nearly every country in the world and in 2017 have collectively received over one million downloads.
A spokesperson for the University of Cambridge alerted the public to the broken website and explained that more than 60,000 readers had tried to download Stephen Hawking’s thesis soon after it was placed online, according to “We have had a huge response to Prof Hawking’s decision to make his Ph D thesis publicly available to download, with almost 60,000 downloads in less than 24 hours.
As a result, visitors to our Open Access site may find that it is performing slower than usual and may at times be temporarily unavailable.”If you are interested in expanding your mind by reading about expanding universes, Cambridge University’s Open Access website is up again, and you can read Stephen Hawking’s Ph.
thesis was placed online for the very first time, it proved so wildly popular that it initially crashed the Cambridge University website that it was hosted on.
However, even Cambridge had no idea just how many visitors their Open Access site would attract and swiftly found themselves faced with a crashed page." Dr Arthur Smith, Deputy Head of Scholarly Communication, said: "Open Access enables research.By eliminating the barriers between people and knowledge we can realise new breakthroughs in all areas of science, medicine and technology.It is home to the physical papers of such greats as Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin.Their research data was on paper and we have preserved that with great care and share it openly on line through our digital library.The website was intermittently inaccessible during the day as it struggled to handle to the interest.Hawking said he hoped making his thesis available to all would "inspire people around the world to look up at the stars and not down at their feet; to wonder about our place in the universe and to try and make sense of the cosmos." After the release on Monday, Hawking wrote on his Facebook page: "After so many requests over time from people wanting to read this thesis, I also hope it doesn't disappoint.Professor Hawking's 1966 doctoral thesis 'Properties of expanding universes' is available in Disclaimer: AAAS and Eurek Alert!are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to Eurek Alert!with the catalogue record alone attracting hundreds of views per month.In just the past few months, the University has received hundreds of requests from readers wishing to download Professor Hawking's thesis in full.