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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