I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its components fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken down computers; that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark. – Stephen Hawking
Stephen William Hawking, theoretical physicist, cosmologist, astronomer, mathematician and best-selling author, died peacefully at home on 14 March 2018, his family said. They did not give details of his death, simply saying they would “miss him forever”.
He had battled motor neuron disease since the age of 21.