The renowned scientist, legendary physicist, the man who explained the world, behavior of black holes and even examined the origin of the universe, Stephen Hawking is no more.

Professor Stephen Hawking died at his home at the age of 76, his family told the UK media.

Hawking’s full name is Stephen William Hawking, he was born on January 8, 1942. There are not enough words to credit his extraordinary contributions to the world of science, especially of his contributions to physics and cosmos.

Here are some major accomplishment made by the British scientist who was honoured with the Presidential Medal of Freedom (the highest civilian award in the United States), besides many other awards and citations.

Professor Hawking’s had made so many discoveries in the field of physics and cosmology. His contribution lies in the studies of:

1- The origins of the universe

2- Time

3- The Big Bang theory

4- The universe began with a gravitational singularity

5- Singularities are more common in the universe than we think

6- Black Hole radiation

7- The universe has no space/time boundaries

9- There is no god

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Here is the list of Books written by Professor Stephen Hawking

1- A Brief History of Time (1988)

2- Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays (1994)

3- The Universe in a Nutshell (2001)

4- On the Shoulders of Giants (2002)

5- God Created Integers: The Mathematical Breakthroughs that Changed History (2005)

5- The Grand Design (2010)

And many more, Stephan had also written several children’s books, co-authored with his daughter, Lucy.