The ceremony of burial of ashes of Stephen Hawking will take place on Friday in Westminster Abbey, after which the recording of the voice of the famous theoretical physicist will be sent into space.
Hawking died in March of this year at the age of 76 years. For decades, the famous scientist struggled with an incurable disease – amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. His life Hawking devoted to studying the universe and its history: from a big bang and to possible scenarios of death. The popularity of physics was brought to the study of black holes.
The urn with the ashes of the deceased will be buried in Westminster Abbey between Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin.
Broadcast with the recording of Hawking’s words will be transmitted with the help of the European Space Agency transmitter towards the nearest black hole 1A 0620-00