The funeral of physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking, who had made great contributions from his research in the fields of black hole and singularity and the theory of relativity, is performed in a church near Cambridge University College on Saturday.

The physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking’s funeral done in the Great St. Mary Church in Cambridge, England near Cambridge University College. This college has been an academic home for over 50 years of Hawking, his funeral done at a very personal level. One of the world’s renowned scientists and writers, Hawking took his last breath in his Cambridge home on March 14 at the age of 76.

Hawking, one of the world’s renowned scientists, had prepared mathematics for the search of space, through which experimental evidence can be found for the existence of ‘many universes’. Hawking was born on January 8, 1942, in Oxford, England. On the very same day was the 330th death anniversary of the great astronomer Galileo Galilei.

Hawking had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, in which the person could survive for a few years. He had this disease in 1963 at the age of 21 and in the beginning, the doctors said that he would be able to survive for a few years. Hawking, after discovering his illness, went to study at Cambridge University and he became the world’s greatest physicist after Albert Einstein.