Physicist Stephen Hawking dies at the age of 76-World Reacts to Hawking's Death, "His is a death to mourn, but more importantly a life to celebrate".

News by Corey Taylor Published on 14 Mar,2018 Updated on 14 Mar,2018

Tragic news!!!! world-famous Physicist Stephen Hawking passed away earlier today, London Standard Time.

The Hawking family's spokesperson announced the sad news. According to the spokesperson, the British scientist is no longer with us.

Hawking is famous for his groundbreaking work in the theory of black holes and relativity. He also wrote several books regarding time and space which became an instant hit. 

CAPTION: Stephen Hawking took his last breath earlier today SOURCE: ABC7 Los Angeles

His three children, Lucy Hawking, Timothy Hawking, and Robert Hawking, which he shares with his former wife, Jane Hawking, made a heartfelt public statement.

They stated,

"We are deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today."

They also added,

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

His three kids didn't hold back on praising their father as they accoladed his courage, persistence, brilliance and, humor. 

As they ended their statement, they also said,

"It would not be much of a universe if it wasn't home to the people you love.' We will miss him forever." 

Not only his family but the entire world will be missing him. American scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson also tweeted upon the death of Hawking. 

In his professional life, Hawking made a lot of big changes in the world of science. He was the first one to set up the theory of quantum mechanics and cosmology as a union of relativity. 

He got diagnosed with a severe neuron disease in 1963 which left him paralyzed his entire life. He authored  A Brief History of Time in 1988. The book sold around 10 million copies. 

World Reacts To Hawking's Death

Social media is flooded to pay tribute to the modern cosmology's brightest star. Many celebrities and scientist took to Twitter to give their heartfelt condolence.

Once again a deep condolence to the family.