Acclaimed physicist Stephen Hawking dies at age 76

The world is mourning the loss of the most influential scientist of our time, including his friends and colleagues in our own backyard.

Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking died Wednesday morning in Cambridge, England at the age of 76.

His friends and students at the perimeter institute in Waterloo say aside from having a brilliant mind, Hawking never let his physical limitations stop him from achieving greatness.


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bgee says:

He was a very brave man who never gave into his disease.