Stephen Hawking, whose brilliant mind ranged across time and space though his body was paralyzed by disease, died early Wednesday, a University of Cambridge spokesman said. He was 76 years old.
Ten days ago my #StarTalk interview with Stephen Hawking first aired on @NatGeoChannel. We offer here a commercial-free posting of that show. With @mattkirshen & @JannaLevin [Video: 46 min]https://t.co/4ItKgQrWba— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) March 14, 2018
Acting Admin. Lightfoot on Stephen Hawking's passing: "Today, the world lost a giant among men, whose impact cannot be overstated... A longtime friend to NASA, Stephen...share[d] the excitement of discovery with all"— NASA (@NASA) March 14, 2018
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His passing has left an intellectual vacuum in his wake. But it's not empty. Think of it as a kind of vacuum energy permeating the fabric of spacetime that defies measure. Stephen Hawking, RIP 1942-2018. pic.twitter.com/nAanMySqkt— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) March 14, 2018