No time to read Stephen Hawking’s A Brief History of Time? In just two and a half minutes, Alok Jha explains why black holes are doomed to shrink into nothingness then explode with the energy of a million nuclear bombs, and rewinds to the big bang and the origin of the universeâ?
Guardian

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Category: Science, Weekend

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4 Responses to “Stephen Hawking’s Big Ideas Made Simple”

  1. illyia says:

    That was very enjoyable.
    It is snippets like this one that makes me check out the aptly named Big Picture every day.
    Thank you for posting it.
    i.

  2. gpiazza says:

    Nice story, but many astrophysicists do not accept this theory of universal birth.
    g.

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