Scientist Stephen Hawking is no more at 76. The Stephen Hawking died Wednesday after complications due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a progressive neurodegenerative disease. Brilliant British theoretical physicist who overcame a debilitating illness to publish wildly popular books probing the mysteries of the universe has no more, according to a family spokesman. He was 76.
He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years. The family statement said, according to The Guardian. His courage and persistence with his brilliance and humor inspired people across the world. He once said.
Hawking was best known as the author of A Brief History of Time, the best selling 1988 book that first brought modern astrophysics into popular understanding for many and made him into an icon.
The fact that The Simpsons featured him in one of its cartoon episodes showed his reach into popular culture. He was also featured in Big Bang Theory, as a hero to the show’s main character, theoretical physicist Sheldon Cooper.
Remembering Stephen Hawking, a renowned physicist and ambassador of science. His theories unlocked a universe of possibilities that we & the world are exploring. May you keep flying like superman in microgravity, as you said to astronauts on @Space_Station in 2014 pic.twitter.com/FeR4fd2zZ5
— NASA (@NASA) March 14, 2018
Details About Stephen Hawking:
Born: Stephen William Hawking 8th January 1942, Oxford, United Kingdom.
Education: St Albans School at (Washington, DC), Hertfordshire. Alma mater University College, Oxford (BA) and Trinity Hall, Cambridge (MA, Ph.D.).
Died: 14th March 2018 (aged 76) at Cambridge, United Kingdom.
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