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The laws of nature make life on other planets inevitable — according to this groundbreaking theory

15 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

According to theoretical physicist and super-genius Stephen Hawking, “The human race is just a chemical scum on a moderate-sized planet orbiting round a very average star in the outer suburb of one among a hundred billion galaxies.” Indeed, to most modern scientists we are nothing more...

Cumrun Vafa on Demystifing a Result of Stephen Hawking

Credit: Hayward Photography With the goal of harnessing the untapped potential of Iranian-Americans, and to build the capacity of the Iranian diaspora in effecting positive change in the U.S. and around the world, the West Asia Council...Show More Summary

Watch Stephen Hawking's BBC Lectures on Black Holes with Chalkboard Illustrations

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Now you can watch as well as listen as world-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking expounds upon his latest ideas about the knotty black hole information paradox, playfully illustrated by chalkboard artist Andrew Park. Read more...

17 Surprising Facts About Millennial Physics Phenom Sabrina Pasterski

Stephen Hawking follows her research and she flies planes in her spare time. Who is Sabrina Pasterski?

Microsoft Buys Artificial Intelligence Startup SwiftKey

last weekNews : Newsweek: US

Microsoft has acquired U.K.-based artificial intelligence startup SwiftKey, best known for its predictive keyboard used by Stephen Hawking, in a $250m deal. SwiftKey co-founders Jon Reynolds and Ben Medlock described Microsoft and their...Show More Summary

Microsoft buys UK-based AI firm SwiftKey for $250 million

SwiftKey is also behind the software used by Dr. Stephen Hawking's wheelchair.

Soon We Can All Join Paul Rudd in Mastering Quantum Chess 

Last week the Internet learned that “Anyone Can Quantum,” when actor Paul Rudd faced off against Stephen Hawking in a game of quantum chess. The 12-minute video has racked up more than 1.5 million views, with Fast Company declaring it one of the best ads of the week. Show More Summary

Anyone Can Quantum

Keanu Reeves narrates a board game battle between Stephen Hawking and Paul Rudd in this incredibly weird commercial for Quantum Chess, a variant of chess that aims to demystify the basics of quantum mechanics. At least we think so. Is it real? Are we real? What?

Physics Week in Review: January 30, 2016

Tangled quantum histories, NASA's day of remembrance for lost astronauts, and a high-stakes game of quantum chess between physicist Stephen Hawking and actor Paul (Antman) Rudd were among this week's physics highlights. Me at Gizmodo: Why Bamboo Chopsticks Sound Like...

Quantum Chess: Stephen Hawking vs Paul Rudd

2 weeks agoHumor / odd :

So, this is a time travel movie with Keanu Reeves (narrator) and Alex Winter (director), but it's not Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, Part 3? No, of course not. It's actually a video about quantum chess featuring Paul Rudd, Stephen Hawking, and music from The Matrix. Show More Summary

Nerd Alert: Ant-Man Vs Stephen Hawking, Jurassic Parkour & More

2 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Take a look at honest posters for 2015 movies and learn how to make a DIY BB-8 in today's Nerd Alert.

The Cosmos Come Alive When Stephen Hawking Speaks

An animated look at the celestial goings-on inside Hawking's mind

Eddie Redmayne: 10 Rare Facts About The 2016 Oscar-Nominated Actor

Eddie Redmayne rose to fame quickly when he played the role of Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything. This year he is once again a nominated actor, this time for his role in The Danish Girl. But there are a number of interesting facts about this talented actor that most people probably don’t know... Show More Summary

Stephen Hawking and Paul Rudd battle it out at Quantum Chess

Stephen Hawking and Marvel’s Ant-Man – AKA actor Paul Rudd – have been enlisted in the fight to make quantum mechanics something that everyone understands, kicking off with a souped up game of chess. The battle is narrated by Keanu Reeves...Show More Summary

'Legends of Tomorrow' Will Finally Give (Future) Oliver Queen That Famous Goatee

Legends of Tomorrow has already confirmed we’d visit a future Star City with Green Arrow successor Connor Hawke, as well that a unique version of Stephen Amell’s Oliver Queen would show up, and the combined truth will delight fans. Not...Show More Summary

Future Keanu Reeves gets Paul Rudd to play Stephen Hawking in Quantum Chess!!!

SHUT UP TED! Read the full article on AICN Hey folks, Harry here...  Sometimes there are things just too cool for words...   Quantum Physics ain't easy, but if we're going to send someone to beat Stephen Hawking at QUANTUM CHESS - sending ANT-MAN to do it makes sense. Show More Summary

DC's 'Legends of Tomorrow' Will Have Stephen Amell as Future Green Arrow

2 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

'Arrow' star Stephen Amell is portraying an old Oliver Queen in the year 2046, alongside Connor Hawke in an episode of 'Legends of Tomorrow'.

Watch Paul Rudd and Stephen Hawking Play an Intense Game of Quantum Chess

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The actor takes on the genius in one of the most confusing games ever.

Trash-Talking Stephen Hawking Takes On Paul Rudd In Quantum Chess

Only in this goofy alternate universe would renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking accept a challenge from actor Paul Rudd to play quantum chess. (It's complicated.) A new video, above, of the two squaring off in a match is a hoot. Show More Summary

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