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Tag: Professor Stephen Hawking

  • Wednesday, March 21st 2018 - 07:29 UTC

    Ashes of Professor Hawking will rest next to the grave or Newton at Westminster Abbey

    A private funeral service will take place at Great St Mary's, the University Church on 31 March, Prof Hawking's family said.

    The ashes of Professor Stephen Hawking will be interred next to the grave of Sir Isaac Newton at Westminster Abbey, it has been revealed. The renowned theoretical physicist final resting place will also be near that of Charles Darwin, who was buried there in 1882. Prof Hawking, who had motor neuronal disease, died on 14 March, aged 76, at his home in Cambridge.