Stephen Hawking's life in pictures
Professor Hawking would've turned 78 on January 8
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Stephen Hawking was living proof that it is possible to beat all odds and overcome even the most difficult of obstacles. Despite the fact that he was afflicted with a degenerative disease throughout the years, Hawking won his place as one of the most brilliant and influential minds in science and modern culture.
One of the most prestigious and groundbreaking scientists of all time, Stephen Hawking passed away at the age of 76 on March 14, 2018. The British theoretical physicist and cosmologist contributed greatly to the science world and worked to make science more easily accessible to the public. Click on this gallery and remember some of the greatest moments of his life.