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Aardman animate Stephen Hawking’s stream of consciousness


By John Glenday, Reporter

January 21, 2016 | 1 min read

Animation specialists Aardman have produced a psychedelic interpretation of renowned physicist Stephen Hawking’s train of thought to coincide with Raith lecture on Black Holes to be delivered by the professor.

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The Wallace & Gromit creators have turned their attention to cosmology in an effort to make the mind bending mathematics and physics it represents more approachable to lay audiences and incorporates the voices of famous figures within the community including professor Brian Cox, Carl Sagan and physicist Andrew Strominger.

Key topics covered in the colourful swirl of colours and shapes include the formation of the physics bending objects from which not even light can escape to the relationship between humans and matter.

Aardman Stephen Hawking

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