Thousands lined the streets of Cambridge on Saturday to bid farewell to world-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking as a funeral ceremony was held in the Church of St Mary the Great. The crowd broke into applause as Hawking's coffin was carried inside the church by six porters from Gonville and Caius College where Hawking was a celebrated fellow. In addition to Hawking's immediate family members... Еще and relatives, attendees included notable entertainment industry and science figures. Stephen Hawking passed away peacefully in the early hours of April 14 at his home in Cambridge. The world-renowned physicist was 76 years old.