Dies Stephen Hawking at 76 years

The british theoretical physicist, probably the most important thing after Einstein, passed away this march 13, according to a spokesman for the family. Hawking, who was born in 1942, was one of the cosmologists with the greatest influence in your field. However, maybe people remember it more for her physical disabilities, that kept him a great part of his life in a wheelchair.

Hawking was the evil of Lou Gehrig’s disease, which is what that is called Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Wrong of Charcot, defined as a progressive disease caused by the degeneration of motor neurons and roots neural control muscle movements volunteers.

In general, cognitive function is not affected, except in certain situations where it is associated with frontotemporal dementia. The nervous system autonomic and sensory, generally remain functional. The condition is called Lou Gehrig’s Disease, in honor of the Baseball Player New York Yankees, who was diagnosed with the disease in 1939 and died from it in 1941 at the age of 37 years age.

The british scientist is known for his work on black holes and relativity, and was the author of many popular science books in that it emphasizes “A Brief History of Time”. He is survived by his children, Lucy, Robert and Tim, who said be very sad for “our dear father has died.” The developments of Hawking, no doubt, will have a place in history and will be a living legacy for many years.

Stephen Hawking once declared that “There would be a great universe if it were not the home of the people you love”. Rest in peace.

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