British scientist Stephen Hawking dead at age 76

British scientist Stephen Hawking dead at age 76

Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking has died. A family spokesman said Wednesday that he was died at 76 years old.

"He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years."

"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.

  • By Honey Alam Athy
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  • Wednesday, 14 Mar 2018 12:25:29