Stephen Hawking, the world-renowned theoretical physicist and cosmologist finest identified for his work on black holes, has died on the age of 76 years outdated.
In keeping with official stories (by way of affirmation from his personal youngsters), Hawking died Wednesday (Mar. 13) at his dwelling in Cambridge, England. Whereas an official explanation for demise has not been launched, his passing was the results of issues associated to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the progressive neurodegenerative illness often called “ALS.”
Stephen Hawking was thought of one of many biggest minds of our time, and at one level, was thought of the “smartest man on earth.”
Hawking is survived by three youngsters, Lucy, Robert and Tim, who stated in a press release: “We’re deeply saddened that our beloved father handed away immediately. He was an excellent scientist and a unprecedented man whose work and legacy will dwell on for a few years. His braveness and persistence together with his brilliance and humour impressed individuals internationally. He as soon as stated, ‘It will not be a lot of a universe if it wasn’t dwelling to the individuals you like.’ We’ll miss him ceaselessly.”