Stephen Hawking dead at 76; PM Narendra Modi calls his death 'anguishing', sends condolences to family
The legendary British theoretical physicist who explored the mysteries of the universe from his wheelchair and went on to become an inspiring figure globally, died today at his home in Cambridge. He was 76.
Hawking contracted motor neurone disease in 1963 and was given two years to live but he went on to study at Cambridge. Image source: PTI