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Stephen Hawking Fears He 'May Not Be Welcome' in the US

During the presidential campaign, the theoretical physicist called Trump a demagogue

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    Stephen Hawking Fears He 'May Not Be Welcome' in the US
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    Famed British scientist Stephen Hawking would like to visit the United States again, but fears that he "may not be welcome" since the election of President Donald Trump, NBC News reported.

    During the White House campaign, the theoretical physicist and University of Cambridge professor called Trump a demagogue and said the real estate mogul's popularity was beyond his understanding.

    Asked what he thinks of him now during a wide-ranging interview with Piers Morgan on "Good Morning Britain," Hawking said Trump's election "represents a definite swing to a right-wing more authoritarian approach."

    The professor said that his ultimate ambition now is to "float into space" and that Sir Richard Branson has offered him a seat on Virgin Galactic.