Stephen Hawking was my real-life Time Lord: Remembering the genius who inspired countless humans on this rock drifting through space

Stephen Hawking died in his home in Cambridge at age 76 on March 14, 2018. The physicist pioneered new ways of understanding black holes and the universe. His popular-science books — especially “A Brief History of Time” — may persist as some of his greatest achievements.

Stephen Hawking, who’s known for his explorations of time and discovering that black holes can evaporate, died today at age 76 in his home in Cambridge.

I was lucky enough to see him speak in person twice, but I first got acquainted with the British physicist during a long Boy Scout trip in

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