One of the World's best loved scientists is no more.The renowned Physicist, Professor Stephen Hawking died early this morning. He is more familiar to ordinary readers as the author of the popular science book, "A brief history of time". Around the age of 30, he became almost completely disabled due to motor neuron disease. He lived in a wheel chair with no motion for almost all of his body parts. His thoughts and ideas were transmitted with the help of computers. His ideas about the black holes and the universe were well discussed and accepted by scientists. Even at this age, with all the disabilities, he was preparing for a space trip.
He was born in England in 1942 and had degrees taken from Cambridge and University of Oxford. He was married to Elaina Mason. He has two daughters and one son. His publications include 'A brief history of time', 'Nature of space and time', 'The grand design', 'The universe in a nutshell', 'My brief history', 'George's secret key to the Universe' and 'The theory of everything' among others. Stephen Hawking was the most renowned scientist of the last century.