Windows 10: Stephen Hawking dies at age 76

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    Stephen Hawking dies at age 76

    Stephen Hawking, the brightest star in the firmament of science, whose insights shaped modern cosmology and inspired global audiences in the millions, has died aged 76.

    His family released a statement in the early hours of Wednesday morning confirming his death at his home in Cambridge...

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  2.    1 Week Ago #2

    Wow - man is a legend. He has just been in the new Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy radio show on BBC Radio 4.

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    What can one say. The world has lost a great man.
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    kado897 said: View Post
    What can one say. The world has lost a great man.
    I think his greatest attribute was his refusal to let his body rule his mind but more importantly make others recognise it.

    Before my father died, he was in a wheelchair (only for a few weeks mercifully) and people would come up and ask questions like "would he like an icecream". I would reply "I don't know - it is his legs that are not working, not his ears!". People have a ridiculous habit of treating people in wheelchairs as deaf, dumb and retarded.

    Professor Stephen Hawking demonstrated that so long as your mind is free, then you are free.
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    RIP Stephen Hawking....although suffering most of his life with appalling health problems, an inspiration to all.
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    R.I.P. Stephen, the world has lost a great mind.
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    R.I.P. Stephen Hawking
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  8.    1 Week Ago #8

    Here is an mp3 clip from new Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy featured Prof. Hawking.

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    Thanks for posting Shawn....of course it reminds us that technology helped, this enabled Hawking to get his views across to the outside world.
    Am also reminded the great man spent a large portion of his youth here in my home city.
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