The world-famous British scientist Stephen Hawking is at the age of 76 died. Hawking suffered from ALS, an incurable muscle and nerve disease. The professor died peacefully in his sleep at home in the British city of Cambridge. Also from the world of music streams the obituary notices inside as a tribute.
“Don’t forget to watch the stars, and not to your feet – RIP by Stephen Hawking you f*cking legend”, tweet the rock band Foo Fighters. Music producer and British dj Mura Masa reminds us of an anecdote: “Hawking reed on the toes of people he didn’t like with his wheelchair. When Hawking in 1976 was invited by Prince Charles on his entry into the Royal Society, he received the full layer. The prince was intrigued by the wheelchair and Hawking demonstrated his abilities by carefree on his feet to drive. To Hawkings regrets he never had a chance on Margaret Thatchers’ toes can drive”.
“The world has a great soul lost. Rest in peace, Stephen Hawking,” writes dj Charlotte White. Also Netsky responds on Twitter: “Thank you for everything you leave with us, Stephen Hawking. A true hero for our generation and future generations. May you rest in peace.” Kiss singer Gene Simmons: “A sad day for humanity.”
Also pop singer Katy Perry reacts to the sad news: “There is a big black hole in my heart, hours for Pi-day”, referring to the international Pi-day today. “You knew this universe better than anyone else,” says Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler. “Now you get a part of that, you have changed the world, and a impact left. A remarkable genius that we will not soon forget. Endless thanks and God bless Hawkings and his family”.