Book Discussion on The Black Hole War

Leonard Susskind talked about his book The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make The World Safe for Quantum Mechanicsread more

Leonard Susskind talked about his book The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make The World Safe for Quantum Mechanics (Little, Brown, and Company). In his book Dr. Susskind writes about his disagreements with physicist Stephen Hawking regarding the nature of black holes. The two scientists, along with a third from Holland, argued about the topic for over two decades. Dr. Susskind responded to questions from the audience. K.C. Cole moderated.

Leonard Susskind is a professor of theoretical physics at Stanford University. He is the author of The Cosmic Landscape: String Theory and the Illusion of Intelligent Design. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • K.C. Cole Visiting Professor University of Southern California->Annenberg School of Journalism
  • Leonard Susskind Professor Stanford University->Theoretical Physics

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Book Discussion on The Black Hole War

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Aug 17, 2008
Last Aired:
Dec 14, 2008

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