Professor Stephen Hawking a top Scientist is dead. He died early this morning. He has during his lifetime shaped modern science and known globally in millions. He died aged 76.
He is survived by three children Lucy, Robert and Tim. Their statement said: “We are deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today. He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years. His courage and persistence with his brilliance and humour inspired people across the world.
“He once said: ‘It would not be much of a universe if it wasn’t home to the people you love.’ We will miss him for ever.