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The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics

In conversation with science writer K.C. Cole
Thursday, July 17, 2008
Episode Summary
The inside account-with a wild cast of characters- of the battle over the true nature of black holes with nothing less than our understanding of the entire universe at stake.

Participant(s) Bio
Leonard Susskind has been the Felix Bloch Professor in theoretical physics at Stanford University since 1978. The author of The Cosmic Landscape, he is a member of the National Academy of Science and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and recipient of numerous prizes including the science writing prize of the American Institute of Physics for his Scientific American article on black holes.