World-famous British theoretical physicist Stephen William Hawking has died on 77-m to year of life. On the death of the scientist announced the members of his family.
Died a famous British physicist Stephen Hawking. About it reports broadcasting Corporation BBC with reference to the family of the scientist.
Physicist died on 77-m to year of life.
Hawking is a well – known science educator and author of the book A brief history of time, which sold 10 million copies. He studied the problem of the origin of cosmological singularity – the initial state of the Universe from which it is, according to the theory of the Big Bang constantly expanding.
In 1963, Hawking was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The doctors then believed that he left to live two to three years. However, their predictions did not come true, the scientist continued his scientific work, was twice married and became the father of three children. Even completely paralyzed, Hawking has led an active life engaged in science, taught, made presentations, communicating through a computer speech synthesizer.