31. Stephen Hawking dies
Theoretical physicist, and author of A Brief History of Time, Stephen Hawking died on March 14, 2018 at 76. His ashes have been interred at Westminster Abbey next to the grave of Sir Isaac Newton.
SEE: Photo Galleries (TechRepublic Flipboard magazine)
Hadrian, Shutterstock / Hadrian
Fox Van Allen is a Los Angeles-based writer for CBS Interactive covering technology, tech lifestyle and gaming topics for GameSpot, CNET, ZDNet and TechRepublic. He has previously worked as a news and feature writer for a number of other sites, including Techlicious, Tecca, WoW Insider (Joystiq) and Blizzard Watch. In his spare time, Fox is an amateur skydiver, retro gaming and arcade enthusiast, 8-bit pixel artist, podcaster and Twitch live streamer.