Ukraine news: Professor Stephen Hawking, who died at the age of 76 at his home, accompanied by about 500 people.

In the UK on Saturday was the funeral of Professor Hawking’s physics. At the ceremony in the University Church of great St. Mary’s was attended by about 500 persons, informs BBC.

“The legacy of Professor Stephen Hawking will live forever” sounded in the Church, around which gathered several hundred people.

When the funeral cortege arrived at the Church, the bells rang 76 times as many years lived Professor S. Hawking suffering from motor neurons disease. Behind the hearse followed by the family, including three children, Lucy, Robert and Tim. The coffin lid of the great scientist was decorated with white lilies, symbolizing the universe, and white roses, representing the North star. S. Hawking died March 14 at his home in Cambridge .