Queen's professor, Nobel Prize victor in physics, remembers Stephen Hawking

Queen's professor, Nobel Prize victor in physics, remembers Stephen Hawking

Chris James, director of external affair at the MND Association said: "Following the sad news of the death of Professor Stephen Hawking there has been a huge increase in the number of people accessing our website which caused it to be unavailable for a period of time".

"When I was first diagnosed with ALS, I was given two years to live". "Who not only approached physics but approached the hardest parts of physics and succeeded". His intellectual drive and fortitude in the face of adversity made him not only of the world's most famous scientists, but one of its most inspiring people.

The best-known theoretical physicist of his time, Hawking wrote lucidly of the mysteries of space, time and black holes that his book, "A Brief History of Time", became an global bestseller, making him one of science's biggest celebrities since Albert Einstein.

As the first scientist to work out a theory that explained cosmology "as a union of relativity and quantum mechanics", his academic legacy will continue to inspire many scientists looking for answers in the stars. The disease left Hawking in a wheelchair and unable to move or speak except through a voice synthesizer.

Hawking's greatest contribution - that not everything is sucked into a black hole but some radiation known as "Hawking radiation" escapes - could be proven if astronomers find the right-sized black holes.

Hawking was portrayed on television and film. "But it's not empty".

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"I am very saddened to hear of Stephen Hawking's passing".

Speaking of the importance of human spaceflight, Hawking concluded, "If the human race is to continue for another million years, we will have to boldly go where no one has gone before".

SHANGHAI-Stephen Hawking's death Wednesday generated almost half a billion clicks in China, where fans mourned a "giant star" who was admired for rising above physical disability and for heartfelt messages to his Chinese social media followers.

Hawking was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge. "May you keep flying like superman in microgravity, as you said to astronauts on @Space_Station in 2014". "Our thoughts are with his family" tweeted the European Space Agency.

Hawking, who suffered from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, a nervous system disease that weakens muscles and severely impacts physical function, nevertheless emerged as one of the greatest minds of his time.