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.