Leonard Mlodinow - Stephen Hawking: A Memoir of Friendship and Physics

Season 1, Episode 46,  Sep 22, 2020, 08:05 PM

Leonard Mlodinow brings the complexity of Stephen Hawking into focus in a unique and deeply personal portrayal. We meet Hawking the genius, who pours his mind into uncovering the mysteries of the universe--ultimately formulating a pathbreaking theory of black holes that reignites the discipline of cosmology and paves the way for physicists to investigate the origins of the universe in completely new ways. We meet Hawking the colleague, a man whose illness leaves him able to communicate at only six words per minute but who expends the effort to punctuate his conversations with humor. And we meet Hawking the friend, who can convey volumes with a frown, a smile, or simply a raised eyebrow.

Richard Kilgarriff meets the theoretical physicist, screenwriter and best-selling author who spent two decades collaborating with the world’s most popular scientist, Stephen Hawking - orbiting the genius and the tragedy of a man set high on a pedestal by his peers and the public, but physically diminished by a disease that left him “at the mercy of everyone around him…”
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