The latest paper by the recently deceased Stephen Hawking entitled "A Smooth Exit from Eternal Inflation?" has now been published in the SCOAP³ journal Journal of High Energy Physics. The preprint for this paper was already published at arXiv in March.
Stephen Hawking presents in this paper together with his co-author Thomas Hertog a new multiverse theory.
Interested non-physicists can find a summary of the contents and the significance of the paper here.
Thanks to the two Open Access initiatives SCOAP³ and arXiv, this paper is immediately and freely accessible to all interested parties. The German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB) is the national contact point for these global Open Access initiatives for German universities within the framework of SCOAP³-DH and arXiv-DH.