A timeline of Stephen Hawking's remarkable life
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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