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Stephen Hawking wanted his most famous formula engraved on his tombstone: Here's what it means In 1974, long before Stephen Hawking was the famous cosmologist he became, he developed his most influential theory. That concept, which came to be known as Hawking radiation, explained how energy and even matter could escape the immense gravitational pull of a black hole. On Wednesday, Hawking died at the age of 76, but his scientific theory lives on. And in fact, Hawking himself will make sure of it, even in death. SEE ALSO: Stephen Hawking, beloved author of 'A Brief History of Ti... Read the full article on Mashable! » 

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