Stephen Hawking, Influential Physicist And Author, Has Died At The Age Of 76

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Stephen Hawking, the world-famous theoretical physicist who is credited with helping to shape modern cosmology, has passed away at his home in Cambridge at the age of 76 according to BBC News. Hawking has long dealt with the amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS — also referred to as Lou Gherig’s disease or motor neurone disease — leading to his paralysis and health complications over the years.

BREAKING: Professor Stephen Hawking has died at age 76, spokesperson for the...

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