Stephen Hawking, one of the greatest physicists of our time, dies at 76

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Stephen Hawking’s family released a statement today, confirming his death at his home in England.

Stephen Hawking

Source: Wikimedia, originally from NASA. Public domain.

This is a tragic event, since he was a great scientist who inspired a whole generation of aspiring young scientists.

When he was 21, he was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) (also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease), a degenerative disease of the nervous system that causes paralysis of striated muscles due to the death of motor neurons.

The doctors predicted a two-year survival for him, but he lived more than five decades with the disease. He was probably the longest surviving patient with this disease in the whole history of medicine.

Despite this disability, he made astounding contributions to the fields of science and to humanity.

Let me quote a beautiful tweet by Neil deGrasse Tyson, the renowned American astrophysicist:

“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.”

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May his sole be in peace

yes it was today that he passed away . god bless him . he was a great man.. by the way i suggest you to see "Theory everything" movie (it made in 2014 and was about his life)


Thank you for recommending the movie The Theory of Everything (2014). It's actually a great movie that won a Best Actor Academy Award for Eddie Redmayne who played Mr. Hawking.

He is one of my heroes. Thanks for the nice post.

Namaste, Jaichai.

Thanks for sharing this news.
I appreciate your every of luck.

Inna lillahi oinna ilahi rajiun.

Indeed, he was a great scientist.

:( rooheshun shaad

one of the best scientist is no more with us he will be remembered forever RIP !!!

Q.E.P.D Grande

Irrespective of his handicaps, he made significant contribution to the field of Science. May His soul rest in peace.
Thanks for sharing @ghasemkiani

He was really the great physicists.

May his soul RIP

really sad news... greatest genius scientist of all time... he always be remembered.


عیدتون مبارک

سلام. خیلی ممنون. من هم پیشایش عید نوروز و سال نو رو به شما تبریک عرض می‌کنم.

may rest in peace a great scientist

Thank you for sharing this sad, breaking news here on Steemit, @ghasemkiani. I'll be featuring your post in my curation series later this morning.

The movie depicting Stephen Hawking's life, "The Theory of Everything", was a wonderful glimpse into this very special man.

Stephen Hawking was able to access his multidimensional consciousness to create and share incredible breakthroughs that will benefit mankind forever.

He also understood the importance of balancing technology with enlightened consciousness to protect life on Earth and beyond.

Rest In Peace, beloved Stephen Hawking. Sending prayers and Angel Blessings to you and all your family and loved ones. xox

I am very sad because of his death.

Sad news. we really lost a legend today. 😥 Stephen Hawking will be remembered​ forever.

Stephen Hawking is a great soul. God bless him.
Thanks for your post.

The contributions made by him to the humanity will be always remembered.It is not the health issues that prevent you from reaching our destination and he wii remain the greatest witness of this.Rip sir .We will always remember you.!!

Sad news...

So sad!!! news we have lost a great mind.

Very sad We lost a scientist.

Oh that's a sad news.We have lost a great personality .May God rest his soul in peace

Thanks for this news, i like physics upvote and resteemit

So sad! We lost a valuable wealth @ghasemkiani

great news. thanks for sharing.

May his soul rest in peace !

Thanks for this valuable post sharing.... i like science . keep it up dear.....

Oh My God, such a tragic news for all his followers for whom he was an inspirational mentor throughout his life. I have not seen anyone stronger with will power than Hawking. I know he is gone but his work will remain alive for ever and ever Rest in Peace Stephen Hawking:(

Science is most important everyone, personally i like physics.

he was the greatest he has done a lot he will be missed

a sad news for the whole world his contribution to world is immense :)

his contribution is immense in the science field RIP

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neiltyson Neil deGrasse Tyson tweeted @ 14 Mar 2018 - 04:06 UTC

His passing has left an intellectual vacuum in his wake. But it's not empty. Think of it as a kind of vacuum energy……

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