Professor Hawking´s words will be beamed into space after commemorative service

Mail Online | 6/14/2018 | Tim Collins For Mailonline;Press Association
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Professor Stephen Hawking's voice will be beamed into space as his ashes are interred at Westminster Abbey tomorrow.

They offer a 'message of peace and hope', Professor Hawking's daughter has said.

Broadcast - Place - Service - Readings - Addresses

The broadcast is set to take place following a service that will feature readings and addresses from Benedict Cumberbatch, who played the physicist in a BBC drama, and astronaut Tim Peake, among others.

Professor Hawking's children have expressed their gratitude to Westminster Abbey for allowing their father to have a 'distinguished' final resting place between the graves of Sir Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin.

Vangelis - Composer - Music - Oscar - Winning

Vangelis is a Greek composer of electronic music, perhaps best known for his Oscar winning score for the 1981 film Chariots of Fire.

The exact words accompanying the music is not yet known, but Professor Hawking's daughter Lucy described the Vangelis composition as a 'beautiful and symbolic gesture that creates a link between our father's presence on this planet, his wish to go into space and his explorations of the universe in his mind'.

'The - Broadcast - Hole - 0620-00 - System

She added: 'The broadcast will be beamed towards the nearest black hole, 1A 0620-00, which lives in a binary system with a fairly ordinary orange dwarf star (around 3,457 light years away).

'It is a message of peace and hope, about unity and the need for us to live together in harmony on this planet.'

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