Stephen Hawking's Universe DVD Set

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Stephen Hawking's view of the universe

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In this series, Stephen Hawking shares his view of the universe. Learn how mathematics shapes our knowledge of the universe, and about the men whose findings set the stage for further discoveries. Look at the many possibilities for the creation of the universe, including traditional views and "Big Bang" and "steady state" theories. Learn how energy becomes matter, to include Einstein’s theory of relativity and creation of the periodic table of the elements. Discover the findings of Vera Rubin, who proposed that the space between stars was filled with "dark matter." Hawking probes this theory, giving possibilities for the future of the universe. Finally, look at the deep space reality of black holes and the possibility of using them to travel millions of miles through space and time. 360 minutes. 3-DVD Set.