Stephen Hawking dies at age 76 | Al Jazeera English

British scientist Stephen Hawking dies at age 76

One of the world's greatest scientists, Stephen Hawking, has died, aged 76.

His work focused on the evolution of the universe, and his book, A Brief History of Time, was an international bestseller.

In a statement, his children paid tribute to their father, saying he was an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years.

Al Jazeera's Emma Hayward looks back on his life and achievements.

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(Source: Al Jazeera English,
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