British scientist Stephen Hawking dead at age 76 – family spokesman
Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking has died at age 76, a family spokesman said on Wednesday.
“We are deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today,” professor Hawking’s children, Lucy, Robert, and Tim said in a statement carried by Britain’s Press Association news agency.
“He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years.” /kga
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