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Mamata condoles death of Stephen Hawking

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Chief Minister today condoled the death of legendary British

Hawking, the who explored the mysteries of the universe, died today at his home in Cambridge. He was 76.

"Tribute to Stephen Hawking, the who redefined modern cosmology and inspired generations of young minds. Condolences to his family and admirers. Rest in peace," Banerjee said a statement.

Hawking's family said he died peacefully in his home near Cambridge University, where he did much of his ground-breaking work on black holes and relativity.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 16:45 IST