The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has condoled the passing away of Professor Stephen Hawking. “Professor Stephen Hawking was an outstanding scientist and academic. His grit and tenacity inspired people all over the world. His demise is anguishing. Professor Hawking’s pioneering work made our world a better place. May his soul rest in peace”, the Prime Minister said.
Stephen Hawking who was battling motor neurone disease died this morning at the age of 76. He was amongst the most respected and best-known scientists of the present times.