Stephen Hawking’s Lectures on Black Holes Now Fully Animated with Chalkboard Illustrations

A quick note: This week, the BBC post­ed the sec­ond of Stephen Hawk­ing’s Rei­th Lec­tures focus­ing on Black Holes. And, once again, they’ve ani­mat­ed the pre­sen­ta­tion with some fun chalk­board illus­tra­tions. You can watch Part 1, “Do Black Holes Have No Hair?” here. And now Part 2, “Black Holes Ain’t as Black as They Are Paint­ed,” above. Hawk­ing is get­ting a lit­tle play­ful with his gram­mar, isn’t he? Enjoy.

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  • sebastian says:

    Maybe it’s time to ditch flash final­ly. It’s 2016!

  • Rich says:

    Hmm. Work­ing on my iPad, so I am inclined to think there is a non-flash ver­sion but the web­site can’t fig­ure out that it needs to serve it to you.

    Check the set­up of your brows­er?

  • Chanio says:

    The visu­al artist is a com­plete mas­ter!
    To com­mu­ni­cate this dense lev­el of visu­al equiv­a­lence, he might have required more than 10 times what it took to say it, I guess…
    Her under­stand­ing of what Hawk­ing said is also very accu­rate. Even oth­er great sci­en­tists might have trou­ble find­ing a visu­al rep­re­sen­ta­tion of some mod­ern terms.
    Thank, you!

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