CAP Medal in Mathematical Physics, 1995
Officer of the Order of Canada, 1994
Fellow of the Royal Society (London), 1986
Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, 1972
Hawking, S.W., and W. Israel. Three Hundred Years of Gravitation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987.
Hawking, S.W., and W. Israel. General Relativity: an Einstein Centenary Survey. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979.
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