Christie’s Auctions Off Stephen Hawking’s Wheelchair, Thesis Paper

Christie’s, a global auctioneer headquartered in London, is selling several of Stephen Hawking’s personal effects, including his dissertation, thesis, and iconic wheelchair for $12,600 in an auction to benefit his foundation for preventing motor neuron diseases. What do you think? 

“I’ll do $13,000 if they throw in his brain.”

Ted Petersen • Candy Apple Dipper


“Interesting. I’ve been in the market for an iconic wheelchair.”

Hannah Connor • Pho Broth Scooper

“It’s nice that they’re raiding this dead guy’s belongings for a good cause.”

Doug Rice • Rat King Untangler

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