Stephen hawking, the british physicist and black-hole theorist who brought science to a mass audience with the best-selling book a brief history of time, has died he was 76. Stephen hawking, in full stephen william hawking, (born january 8, 1942, oxford, oxfordshire, england—died march 14, 2018, cambridge, cambridgeshire), english theoretical physicist whose theory of exploding black holes drew upon both relativity theory and quantum mechanics he also worked with. Famed british theoretical physicist professor stephen hawking has died at the age of 76 “he was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years,” his children lucy, robert and tim said in a statement announcing hawking's passing early wednesday tributes. 7 things you didn't know about stephen hawking by becky little // march 14, 2018 english theoretical physicist and cosmologist, stephen hawking, whose scientific books and public appearances have made him an academic icon ( credit: sarah lee/eyevine/redux). British physicist stephen hawking, whose mental genius and physical disability made him a household name and inspiration across the globe, has died at age 76, his family said wednesday propelled to superstardom by his 1988 book a brief history of time, which became an unlikely worldwide. Tributes from around the world have been pouring in for stephen hawking, the renowned british physicist and author of a brief history of time who has died at the age of 76. Born: january 8, 1942 oxford, england english scientist, physicist, and mathematician british physicist and mathematician stephen hawking has made fundamental contributions to the science of cosmology—the study of the origins, structure, and space-time relationships of the universe.
Stephen hawking was a theoretical physicist and cosmologist, widely considered to be one of the greatest scientists of his time his father was frank hawking, an english biologist his mother was isobel walker, a scottish philosophy, politics and economics graduate both parents were graduates of the. Renowned british physicist stephen hawking has died at age 76, a family spokesman said wednesday “we are deeply most of his life was spent in a wheelchair crippled by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (als), a form of motor neurone disease that attacks the nerves controlling voluntary movement. When did stephen hawking die, how old was the physicist and what was his life like before his als diagnosis the english physicist died peacefully at his home in cambridge in the early hours of the morning asked about his long life, hawking said in 2011 he was lucky to be a scientist.
Close stephen hawking has died at the age of 76, his family said march 14, 2018 here is a look back on his life as one of the world's foremost theoretical physicists stephen hawking, the british theoretical physicist who died wednesday at 76, was one of the most famous scientists of the modern age. Here are 10 key dates in the life of renowned british physicist stephen hawking, who died wednesday at the age 76.
Professor stephen hawking, the renowned british physicist and author of a brief history of time, has died at the age of 76 he died peacefully at his home in cambridge in the early hours of wednesday morning, his family said prof hawking, one of the world's finest scientific minds, was diagnosed with a. Stephen hawking was britain's most famous modern day scientist, a genius who dedicated his life to unlocking the secrets of the universe. Renowned british physicist stephen hawking, who helped unlock the mysteries of the universe, has died at the age of 76, the uk press association has born on january 8, 1942, stephen william hawking became one of the world's most well-known scientists, earning comparisons with albert einstein.
Stephen hawking is a world-renowned british theoretical physicist, known for his contributions to the fields of cosmology, general relativity and quantum gravity in general, including the runaway bestseller “a brief history of time”, and has come to be thought of as one of the greatest minds in physics since albert einstein. Stephen hawking, whose brilliant mind ranged across time and space though his body was paralyzed by disease, died early wednesday the best-known theoretical physicist of his time, hawking wrote so lucidly of the mysteries of space, time and black holes that his book, a brief history of time,.
British cosmologist stephen william hawking was born in england on jan 8, 1942 — 300 years to the day after the death of the astronomer galileo galilei he attended university college, oxford, where he studied physics, despite his father's urging to focus on medicine hawking went on to cambridge to. Published march 14, 2018 editor's note: this is a breaking news story we will update with further details once we receive them stephen hawking, the british theoretical physicist who found a link between gravity and quantum theory, and who declared that black holes aren't really black at all, has died, a spokesperson. Stephen hawking, the british theoretical physicist who beat the odds his entire life, has died he was 76 the university of cambridge, where hawking was director of research in applied mathematics and theoretical physics and founder of the centre for theoretical cosmology, confirmed his death early. The world-renowned british physicist has died aged 76 here are images from his extraordinary life and times.