Our favourite 31 tributes to Stephen Hawking who has died aged 76
People have been paying tribute to Stephen Hawking, the author of A Brief History of Time, who has died aged 76.
Here are our favourite memories, clips and quotes about the physicist, author and ‘modern cosmology’s brightest star’.
Remembering Stephen Hawking, a renowned physicist and ambassador of science. His theories unlocked a universe of possibilities that we & the world are exploring. May you keep flying like superman in microgravity, as you said to astronauts on @Space_Station in 2014 pic.twitter.com/FeR4fd2zZ5
— NASA (@NASA) March 14, 2018
His passing has left an intellectual vacuum in his wake. But it's not empty. Think of it as a kind of vacuum energy permeating the fabric of spacetime that defies measure. Stephen Hawking, RIP 1942-2018. pic.twitter.com/nAanMySqkt
— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) March 14, 2018
RIP Stephen Hawking pic.twitter.com/g52mYZqxPN
— John Haltiwanger (@jchaltiwanger) March 14, 2018
There is much of what Professor Stephen Hawking said that was hard to understand but this, via @SamanthaJPower, is a beauty: “It would not be much of a universe if it wasn’t home to the people you love.”
— Dan Walker (@mrdanwalker) March 14, 2018
“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.” – RIP Stephen Hawking
— Boris Wertz (@bwertz) March 14, 2018
Looking forward to Donald Trump’s words on Stephen Hawking‘s life and work.
— Armando Iannucci (@Aiannucci) March 14, 2018
“We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.” – #stephenhawking
You will be missed! pic.twitter.com/5JFhb4N1QQ
— brendon mcnerney (@brendonmcnerney) March 14, 2018
Stephen Hawking once said, "I'm not afraid of death, but I'm in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first." RIP Professor Hawking, and may we all strive to live as fully as he did.
— Andrew Ng (@AndrewYNg) March 14, 2018
"One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Two, never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don't throw it away." – Stephen Hawking to his kids
— Ryan Sarver (@rsarver) March 14, 2018
"Life would be tragic if it weren't funny."-Stephen Hawking pic.twitter.com/ZxHVXkMvkr
— Luke Barnett (@LukeBarnett) March 14, 2018
— Tpagon 'Champ' W. (@tpagon) March 14, 2018
one of my favorite things about stephen hawking is that he was mean to all the right people pic.twitter.com/7jd3vLp5ql
— Ashley Feinberg (@ashleyfeinberg) March 14, 2018
RIP Professor Stephen Hawking, 76.
The world’s most brilliant man, and someone who never stopped wondering ‘Why?’
This hangs on the wall outside his office at Cambridge University.
It says it all.
What a life, what a genius. pic.twitter.com/jDWXqoxCqV
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) March 14, 2018
"My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn't prevent you doing well, and don't regret the things it interferes with. Don't be disabled in spirit as well as physically."
Godspeed on your journey to the stars. #StephenHawking 🌎 🌟 😢
— Nancy Sinatra (@NancySinatra) March 14, 2018
— BuzzFeed (@BuzzFeed) March 14, 2018
Oh. Great. Stephen Hawking has left us alone with all the anti-expert, anti-science imbeciles. Thank you, Stephen, for helping to fend off the darkness of human ignorance.
— Richard Littler (@richard_littler) March 14, 2018