Black holes ain’t as black as they are painted, Stephen Hawking, Reith Lecture

BBC 2016 Reith Lecture number 2

An illustrated version of Prof Stephen Hawking’s second Reith lecture about black holes.

While Prof Hawking examines and challenges scientific thinking about black holes, the artist Andrew Park draws the key points of the lecture in chalk on a blackboard.

Do black holes have no hair? Stephen Hawking, Reith Lecture

BBC 2016 Reith Lecture number 1

An illustrated companion to Prof Stephen Hawking’s first Reith lecture about black holes.

While Prof Hawking describes the history of scientific thinking about black holes, the artist Andrew Park draws the key points of the lecture in chalk on a blackboard.