'The universe was lucky to have you': Tributes pour in following the death of famed physicist Dr. Stephen Hawking
Stephen Hawking and Neil deGrasse Tyson (Screengrab / Twitter)

Famed physicist and author Stephen Hawking, whose unparalleled mind drafted the popular-science cosmology book “A Brief History of Time,” died on Wednesday at his home in Cambridge, England.


The news resonated beyond the scientific community, with tributes pouring in from writers, actors, politicians, lawmakers and beyond.

Read some of the homages below: