The ultimate scientist


With great sadness the members of the Vienna Gravitational Physics group learned that Stephen Hawking passed away on March 14, 2018. With his unpretentious demeanour he has conquered the hearts of the public and became a cult scientist, the winking icon of theoretical science, the symbol of a playful and exploring mind.

A Guest article by Piotr T. Chruściel for the media portal of the University of Vienna