Stephen Hawking, one of the most brilliant thinkers of our time, has passed at his home in Cambridge at the age of 76.
Best known for his work on theoretical physics, the Nobel Peace Prize winner was a bestseller with “A Brief History Of Time.” The infamous work looked into the mysteries of black holes and the ripples of time in our universe.
Diagnosed with ALS at the age of 21, Hawking outlived the expectations of his doctors while challenging the modules and physics of this world and beyond.
A statement delivered by his three children read:
He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years
Hawking spent the majority of his life bound to a wheelchair and breathing out of a tube. Despite these physical limitations his mind never weakened and his work pushed forward the scientific community with boundless courage.
After the disease left him in almost complete disability, Hawking continued to work and became one of the most well-known faces in the world. He was an inspiration to people of all walks of life.
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