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Professor Stephen Hawking dies aged 76
peacefully at his home - 55 years after the
world-famous physicist was diagnosed with*

Daily Mail [UK], Associated Press, by Jesse Schroder

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Posted By:Maggie2u, 3/14/2018 1:19:37 AM

Professor Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76, a spokesman for his family said. The famed theoretical physicist passed peacefully at his Cambridge, England home early Wednesday. In a statement, Professor Hawking´s children, Lucy, Robert and Tim said: ´We are deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today. ´He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years.´ The family went on to boast about Hawking´s ´courage and persistence´ that inspired people across the world. 'He once said, "It would not be much of a universe if it wasn't home to the people you love."

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*motor neurone disease and given just two years to live

This is sad. It´s a miracle he lived so long. Rest in Peace

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Maggie2u, 3/14/2018 1:23:02 AM     (No. 11571390)

Staff, I´m terribly sorry. I made a mistake and clicking on the ´original article´ takes you to the website. You have to click on the story there. I don´t know what I did wrong. This is the first time I´ve posted a story from DailyMail.com and was more concerned with getting the long headline correct.
Sorry again.

Please note corrections. LCom Staff.

You supplied as link: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/index.html

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Max Bear, 3/14/2018 1:26:21 AM     (No. 11571393)

Direct link to article: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5498269/Professor-Stephen-Hawking-dead-76.html

Thank you for supplying link. LCom Staff.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 3/14/2018 2:20:08 AM     (No. 11571417)

He certainly knows now whether God exists.
Some of the happiest people I´ve ever known didn´t have a "Mensa IQ," while many of the most miserable have been considered "smart."

I´d rather be "stupid" on earth and reside eternally with the Lord. Choose "sides," before it´s too late.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: NotaBene, 3/14/2018 3:10:06 AM     (No. 11571429)

Hawking left his mark as a member or the Pontifical Academy of sciences,

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Bpl40, 3/14/2018 4:43:27 AM     (No. 11571431)

Always wondered why someone so highly intelligent and accomplished supported man made global warming.? Probably thought it would help ecology and environment. Or income/resources redistribution. Who knows.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: LoneVoice, 3/14/2018 5:12:12 AM     (No. 11571435)

This was a scam. The actual Stephan Hawking died decades ago. They literally put a non moving manikin in a remote control wheel chair and pretended it could somehow manipulate that wheel chair and quickly type into a voice synthesizer. Nobody but nobody lives for 55 years with ALS.

The mythical Hawkins will now be crowned as a secular patron saint.

The actual Hawkins was a mediocre physicist who wrote a practically unreadable book a long time ago and caught an incurable disease.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Ribald1, 3/14/2018 10:43:55 AM     (No. 11571741)

Hawking was famous for everything other than science.
Remember the world ending in 2017? It ended a year later for him. His ´global warming´ predictions were high humor and just as accurate.
I won´t get into the ridiculous ´physics´ he promoted, too complex, but much of it good for a laugh also.
Stephen, you conned a lot of people and had a good run. RIP

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mathman, 3/14/2018 10:46:25 AM     (No. 11571747)

My favorite quote:
"How did you discover so much about black holes?
I am not going anywhere; I have a lot of time to think."

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Smart11344, 3/14/2018 10:48:50 AM     (No. 11571751)

Condolences to the family. I am not a fan of his, but the family deserves that.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: molson309, 3/14/2018 11:07:31 AM     (No. 11571765)

He´s passed the event horizon we all have in front of us.

The world´s a bit darker today.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: gazela, 3/14/2018 11:13:01 AM     (No. 11571769)

I loved it when Hawking called the notion of there being a God and there having been a creation a “fairy story,” but then said human beings should fulfill their existence by doing good in the world. I thought, “To what end? If life has no purpose beyond the here and now, who’s to say what anyone ~should~ do?”

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Reply 12 - Posted by: dvc, 3/14/2018 12:25:38 PM     (No. 11571849)

Overrated.

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