Stephen Hawking Dies At The Age Of 76
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Renowned Scientist Stephen Hawking Dies At 76.

Renowned Scientist Stephen Hawking Dies At The Age Of 76.

Stephen William Hawking, the English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author, and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge died at the age of 76. He was struggling with motor neuron disease for a long time. Stephen Hawking Dies At The Age Of 76.

Stephen Hawking Dies At The Age Of 76
Stephen Hawking Dies At The Age Of 76

Stephen Hawking was born on 8th January 1942 in Oxford, United Kingdom. After he was diagnosed with this severe disease, he never lost his hope and He lived decades longer than his doctors anticipated when he was determined to have amyotrophic lateral sclerosis(ALS) — Lou Gehrig’s infection — when only 21.

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The disease left him in the wheelchair, paralyzed, which also leads to loss of his voice. He used to communicate through a voice synthesizer.

The news of his death came on early morning on Wednesday at his home in Cambridge.

His children, Lucy, Robert, and Tim said, 

“We have deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today.

“He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years.”

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His “courage and persistence” and his “brilliance and humor” inspired people across the world.

Stephen Hawking Dies At The Age Of 76
Stephen Hawking Dies At The Age Of 76

“He once said, ‘It would not be much of a universe if it wasn’t home to the people you love.’ We will miss him forever.”

He once wrote on his website- 

“I try to lead as normal a life as possible, and not think about my condition, or regret the things it prevents me from doing, which are not that many,”
“I have been lucky that my condition has progressed more slowly than is often the case. But it shows that one need not lose hope.”
Stephen Hawking also got famous for his appearance in TV shows like The Simpsons, Red Dwarf and The Big Bang Theory.

“Stephen Hawking’s integrity and scientific dedication placed him above pure brilliance,”- Said Steve Wozniak Apple’s co-founder

“We lost a great one today. Stephen Hawking will be remembered for his incredible contributions to science – making complex theories and concepts more accessible to the masses.- Satya Nadella, Microsoft chief executive

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