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Family Confirms Stephen Hawking Has Passed Away

Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. His death has been confirmed by his family.

Hawking will always be remembered as one of the best scientists to ever walk this earth. According to WISN, he is considered the best theoretical physicist among his colleagues and the public alike.

Hawking was in a wheelchair since the age of 21 due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis a condition that is usually fatal. He defied the odds, and lived with the disease for half a century.

Thank you to for all your contributions to the world... and beyond, Professor.


Neil deGrasse Tyson on Twitter

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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