Stephen Hawking, one of science’s greatest minds, has died aged 76

One of the greatest minds of our time, physicist and author Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76, according to news reports from the United Kingdom.

“We are deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today,” Hawking’s family said in a statement released on Wednesday morning.


We will be updating this breaking news story with more information soon.

Tributes to the professor have already started streaming in on social media:

 (Jim Campbell/Aero-News Network/Wikimedia)

Updates to come.


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