|Stephen Hawking - Infinite Wisdom||20180317|
Rather than see black holes as menacing and destructive, we should try to understand them
Sue Lawley looks back at some of the extraordinary thinking of one the world's most influential scientists
Following the death of Professor Stephen Hawking, here is another chance to hear his 2016 BBC Reith Lectures on black holes. For many of us black holes are pretty mind-boggling - the stuff of science fiction nightmares. But Stephen Hawking said - rather than see them as menacing and destructive, we should try to understand them…. and thereby unlock the secrets of the Universe.
Image: Stephen Hawking, Credit: Reuters