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A timeline of Stephen Hawking's remarkable life

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Michael Courts, The Conversation and Sarah Keenihan, The Conversation

Acclaimed British theoretical physicist, cosmologist and author Stephen Hawking has died aged 76. After being diagnosed at the age of 21, he had lived for more than half a century with motor neurone disease.

A family statement recorded Hawking as saying:It would not be much of a universe if it wasn’t home to the people you love.


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Stephen Hawking at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge in 2015. lwpkommunikacio/flickr, CC BY-NC-SA


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Michael Courts, Deputy Section Editor: Politics + Society, The Conversation and Sarah Keenihan, Section Editor: Science + Technology, The Conversation

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 14 March 2018 12:18 )