TITLE: A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME
DIRECTOR: ERROL MORRIS
THE BOTTOM LINE: The real world and the theoretical universe of a physicist are explored with simplicity and elegance.
The theory. when massive stars exhaust their nuclear fuel, they collapse in on themselves, finally reaching a point of infinite density that physicists call a singularity. At that moment, time stops and the gravitational field is so strong that no light can escape from this mass. What we have all come to know as a black hole is created.
THE THEORIST. Stephen Hawking is one of the physicists who made important contributions to...