Iconic Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies At 76
"We have this one life to appreciate the grand design of the universe," Hawking once remarked, "and for that, I am extremely grateful."
Stephen Hawking died Wednesday after complications due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a progressive neurodegenerative disease. He was 76.The world-renowned theoretical physicist and cosmologist was best known for his work on black holes. Hawking theorized that, contrary to the prevailing scientific belief that black holes were inescapable for all forms of matter and energy, they actually emi...
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