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Radio

Stephen Hawking shows that all is not lost if by mischance you fall into a black hole

Plus: Radio Five Live goes inside one of the largest hospitals in the UK, Queen Elizabeth in Birmingham

23 January 2016

9:00 AM

23 January 2016

9:00 AM

You don’t expect to be brought close to tears by the Reith Lectures, which are after all at the most extreme end of Radio 4’s commitment to ‘educating’ its audience. Yet when Stephen Hawking delivered this year’s talks at the Royal Institution in London (in front of a lucky audience of listeners and scientists) there was both much laughter and a heightened sense of emotion.

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