Stephen Hawking Death - Brightest Star Dies aged 76
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Stephen Hawking Death – Brightest Star Dies aged 76

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Brightest Star Stephen Hawking Death:

Stephen Hawking Death, World-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. He died quietly at his home in Cambridge on Wednesday, his family said. Hawking’s children, Lucy, Robert, and Tim said in a statement: “We have deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today. His family released a statement in the early hours of Wednesday morning confirming his death at his home in Cambridge. 

“He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years. His courage and persistence with his brilliance and humor inspired people across the world.

“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.”

Cause of Stephen Hawking Death Reason:

Stephen Hawking Death believed to be complications due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. He was diagnosed with motor neuron disease in 1963 at the age of 21.

“He was a great scientist and an incredible man whose work and legacy will live on for many years. His courage and stamina with his brilliance Mind and humor inspired people across the world,” the statement said. Hawking had a motor neurone disease in 1963. Back then, he was given 2 years to live but went on to study at Cambridge and became one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Albert Einstein.

Stephen Hawking Death passed away on March 14 which is celebrated as National Pi Day. 14th March the birthday of physicist Albert Einstein. Hawking was known for his book ‘A Brief History of Time’ and had also served as the Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge.

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About Stephen Hawking:

At the age of 22, Prof Hawking was given only a few years to live after being diagnosed with a rare form of motor neurone disease. The illness left him in a wheelchair and largely unable to speak except through a voice synthesizer.

  • Born on 8 January 1942 in Oxford, England.
  • Earned place at Oxford University to read natural science in 1959, before studying for his Ph.D. at Cambridge.
  • In 1963, was diagnosed with motor neurone disease and given two years to live.
  • Published his book A Brief History of Time in 1988, which has sold more than 10 million copies.
  • His life story was the subject of the 2014 film The Theory of Everything, starring Eddie Redmayne.

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