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Twenty years after A Brief History of Time became an unlikely global bestseller, Professor Stephen Hawking takes viewers on a journey through the universe to explore the mysteries of physics

About the Show

Twenty years after A Brief History of Time became an unlikely global bestseller, Professor Stephen Hawking takes viewers on a journey through the universe to explore the mysteries of physics

Series 1 Summary

A voyage through space and time with Professor Stephen Hawking. The series charts Professor Hawking's quest for a 'Theory of Everything'. This 'holy grail' hypothesis could explain everything from the mysteries of unimaginably vast phenomena such as supernovae, black holes and dark matter, to the secrets of an infinitesimally small sub-atomic world.

  • Stephen Hawking

    Episode 1

    How can we understand the universe? Is it arbitrary, or is there a grand design? Do we still need a God?

  • Stephen Hawking

    Episode 2

    This episode explores the cutting edge theories of physics, such as String Theory and Supersymmetry, and explores how our perspective on human life is changing