Home / English / Whose successor was Stephen Hawking supposed to be at the university? English Whose successor was Stephen Hawking supposed to be at the university? Posted on21/09/202218/07/2022 Updated on18/07/2022 Stephen Hawking was supposed to be the successor of Issac Newton at the university. Related posts: Did the prospect of meeting Stephen Hawking make the writer nervous? If so, why? Stephen Hawking said, “I have had no choice.” Does the writer think there was a choice? What was it? “I could feel his anguish.” What could be the anguish? What endeared the scientist to the writer so that he said he was looking at one of the most beautiful man in the world?