In Cambridge said goodbye to the famous physicist Stephen Hawking

Henry Nicholls

/ Reuters

Moscow, 31 March – AIF-Moscow.

In Cambridge UK bade farewell to the theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, who died March 14, reports TASS.

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The ceremony took place today at the University Church of St. Mary. It came to actor Eddie Redmayne, who played a major role in the received “Oscar” film “the universe Stephen Hawking”, Chapter companies SpaceX and Tesla Elon Musk, the guitarist of Queen and astrophysicist Brian may, playwright Alan Bennett, the family of the Hawking, including his first wife Jane and three children – Lucy, Robert and Timothy. Just for the ceremony, invited 500 people.

When the funeral cortege arrived at the Church, the bells recaptured 76 beats – by number of years lived by Hawking. It is reported that hundreds of people watched the ceremony on the streets of Cambridge. The coffin with the body of the scientist they met with applause.

Hawking has lived and worked in Cambridge for over 50 years. His ashes are buried in Westminster Abbey near the graves of Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin.


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