Timeline of Stephen Hawking’s life

In this Aug. 29, 2012 file photo, British physicist, Professor Stephen Hawking speaks during the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Paralympics in London. Hawking, whose brilliant mind ranged across time and space though his body was paralyzed by disease, has died, a family spokesman said early Wednesday, March 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

LONDON — A glance at the life of celebrated physicist Stephen Hawking, who died Wednesday at 76.