March 17th, 2018

NewsAlert: Physicist Stephen Hawking dead at 76: Family

By The Associated Press on March 13, 2018.

LONDON – A family spokesman says renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76.

The British native was best known for his groundbreaking work with black holes and relativity, and was the author of several popular science books including A Brief History of Time.

His children, Lucy, Robert and Tim, said their father died peacefully at his home in Cambridge, England in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

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

More to come.

Share this story:

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.