Tragic News!!! Stephen Hawking, world-famous Physicist, whose insights inspired global audiences in the millions and shaped modern cosmology, breathe his last earlier today, London Standard Time at the age of 76.
His family members (son and daughter) released a statement- We have deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today.
Further, Lucy Hawking, Timothy Hawking, and Robert Hawking said, He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years.
At the end of their statements, they indicated- It would not be much of a universe if it wasn’t home to the people you love. We will miss him forever.
World Reacts to Hawking’s Death:
Not only Hawkin’s family, but the entire world was shocked to hear the news regarding Stephen’s demise.
The famous American scientist, Neil deGrasse Tyson tweeted, His passing has left an intellectual vacuum in his wake. But it’s not empty. Think of it as a kind of vacuum energy permeating the fabric of spacetime that defies measure. Stephen Hawking, RIP 1942-2018.
— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) March 14, 2018
Besides Neil, many other famous scientists, and celebrities flooded to pay tribute to the social sites and gave him their heartfelt condolence.
“I just heard about Stephen Hawking’s passing. He was both a genius and my favorite Simpsons character. We’ll miss you, buddy— Macaulay Culkin (@IncredibleCulk) March 14, 2018.”
“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
— NASA (@NASA) March 14, 2018”
“Stephen Hawking was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis at the age of 21.He wasn’t supposed to live past 25. He just died, aged 76. This is a death to mourn, but more importantly a life to celebrate. — Kamahl Santamaria Al Jazeera (@KamahlAJE) March 14, 2018.”
Short Description of Stephen Hawkins:
Stephen Hawkins was born in the year 1942, 8th January. He is famous for his works, the theoretical prediction that black holes emit radiation, often called as Hawking radiation and gravitational singularity theorems in the framework of general relativity.
Hawkins also explained the cosmology explained by a union of the general theory of relativity and quantum mechanics. He was married to Jane Wilde (m. 1965; div. 1995) and Elaine Mason (m. 1995; div. 2006). He is the father of, Lucy Hawking, Timothy Hawking, and Robert Hawking.