Stephen Hawking, the 76 year old genius, died today. Born on 8th January,1942 in Oxford, United Kingdom. He was a physicist best known for his works relating explaining black holes and relativity At the age of 21, he was diagnosed with motor neuron disease and was told that he have few months to live. Following this disease, he also lost his voice to tracheotomy. Even after all pushbacks, he faced in life, no one could stop him becoming a brilliant researcher and Professorial Fellow at Gonville and Caius College. He was a Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge. Then he went on to become Dennis Stanton Avery and Sally Tsui Wong-Avery Director of Research at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics and Founder of the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at Cambridge.
Brief History of Time, the best selling book by him explained the basis of universe and its origin. The time, when his communication became limited to only typing, using a sensor activated by a muscle in his cheek,Intel and SwiftKey built a language model so that the time and effort required by him to type could be reduce to a great extent. Hawking was featured in various TV shows like The Simpsons, Futurama and The Big Bang Theory, and was very nicely portrayed in the 2014 Oscar-winning film, The Theory of Everything.
He was a great scientist and has left a huge legacy of extraordinary work in the field of physics, says his children : Lucy, Robert and Timothy. Nasa expressing their grief, said in a tweet: Remembering Stephen Hawking, a renowned physicist and ambassador of science. His theories unlocked a universe of possibilities that we & the world are exploring.
May you keep flying like superman in microgravity, as you said to astronauts on @Space_Station in 2014. Stephen Hawking was an extraordinary scientist and researcher and has made immense contribution to the field of physics. A salute to the genius! May he find eternal peace.