Remembering Dr. Stephen Hawking

On 14 March, world-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking passed away peacefully at the age of 76 at his home in Cambridge, England.

Dr. Hawking lived with ALS/MND for over 50 years. During his life, he distinguished himself as a brilliant scientist and as an inspirational figure in the global ALS/MND community.

Learn more about Dr. Hawking’s legacy:

Obituary: Stephen Hawking (BBC)

Stephen Hawking, Science’s Brightest Star, Dies Aged 76 (The Guardian)

Read tributes from our member associations:

A Tribute to Stephen Hawking (MND Association)

A Tribute to Stephen Hawking (MND Scotland)

In Memoriam: Professor Stephen Hawking (ALS Canada)

Remembering Dr. Stephen Hawking, Who Inspired the ALS Community and the World (The ALS Association)

Many of our members also paid their respects on social media:



ALS Hope Foundation

ALS Liga België

ALS Netherlands

ALS Pro-Cura

ALS Schweiz

ALS Therapy Development Institute

Asociacion ELA Argentina

Asociacion ELA Peru

ELA Colombia

Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association

Les Turner ALS Foundation

MND Australia

The Death of a Superhero (FUNDELA)

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