The internationally acclaimed astrophysicist 76.
Professor Hawking revealed his answers to 10 "fundamental questions" he was often asked – including predicting how mankind as we know it would be wiped out by the super-rich – in his last offering, Letter Answers To The Big Questions.
And his last "profound realization" insists there is no afterlife or supreme being.
"We are free to believe what we want, and it's my view that the simple explanation is that there is no God," he said, according to the Telegraph.
"I think in the afterlife is just wishful thinking"
Professor Stephen Hawking
"No one created the universe and no one directs our fate," Professor Hawking revealed.
"This leads me to a profound realization: there is no heaven and no afterlife either." [1
Shortly before his death, Professor Hawking began to put his words together in a letter of History of Time in 1988.
They are able to solve the problem of "being in the solar system" next hundred years ".
Professor Hawking adds:" There is no reliable evidence for it, and it flows into the face of everything we know in science. "
I think that when we die, we return to dust.
Professor Hawking's daughter, Lucy, told, "But there's a sense of our live on, in our influence, and in the genes."
"I feel like he's here because we talk about him and he hears his voice and we see images of him, and then we have reminder that's left us. "
Her brother, Timothy, told how he could hear his father's voice" leaping off the page "when he read the new book.
The book, released today, is a smart life in the universe and how it all took place begin.
Professor Hawking responded, "Looking to look up at the stars and not at your feet."