I don’t have much else to add here. I am in mourning. The world has lost a great mind and an excellent example of human perseverance.
And today is March 14. It’s Pi Day.
I have lived with the prospect of an early death for the last 49 years. I'm not afraid of death, but I'm in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first. ~ Stephen Hawking, from Interview in The Guardian, May 2011.