Stephen Hawking's Legacy

Stephen Hawking's Legacy

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 773 , Segment 3

Episode: The Facebook Breach, Stephen Hawking's Legacy, Where Smartphones Go When They Die

  • Mar 21, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 16:45 mins

Guest: Raphael Bousso, PhD, Professor of Physics, University of California Berkeley World-famous physicist Stephen Hawking died last week. As a bestselling author of “A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes,” he made cosmology more accessible to millions. His image in pop culture image helped with that accessibility too – Hawking had cameos on The Simpsons, Star Trek, the Big Bang Theory and, of course, his early years were the focus of the Oscar-winning film “The Theory of Everything.”  For a look now at Stephen Hawking’s legacy – scientifically and culturally – we’ve got one of his former students on the line.

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