Tag: stephen hawking

  • Junk news pioneer, Antarctic research, Hawking’s last paper: this week in science | Miles O'Brien Productions

    Junk news pioneer, Antarctic research, Hawking’s last paper: this week in science

    Here’s a look back at this week in science, with stories you don’t want to miss. Behind the scenes of junk news production In this week’s installment of our PBS NewsHour series on Junk News, we introduced you to Cyrus Massoumi, prolific publisher of junk news. Cyrus is a gifted marketer with a passion for…

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  • Stephen Hawking, space genes, acidic coral: this week in science | Miles O'Brien Productions

    Stephen Hawking, space genes, acidic coral: this week in science

    Here’s a look back at this week in science, with stories you don’t want to miss. Losing a physics superstar The groundbreaking theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking died this week. A man with a sharp mind and a biting wit, he was an inspiration to many scientists… and people in general. The story of how he…

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  • Stephen Hawking changed our perception of black holes and the Big Bang. Here's how he changed my life. | Miles O'Brien Productions

    Stephen Hawking changed our perception of black holes and the Big Bang. Here’s how he changed my life.

    Stephen Hawking overcame the loss of his working limbs and voice to become the best-known theoretical physicist of his era, upending the scientific consensus that nothing escapes the intense gravity of black holes. Earning countless honors, he used his fame to appeal for saving the Earth. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien joins Hari Sreenivasan to remember…

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