"It is said that fact is sometimes stranger than fiction, and nowhere is that more true than in the case of black holes. Black holes are stranger than anything dreamed up by science fiction writers."

In 2016 I delivered the BBC Reith Lectures on black holes, which have fascinated me for years. In the Reith Lectures, I argue that if we could only understand black holes and how they challenge the very nature of space and time, we could unlock the secrets of the universe.

They are now available in paperback form, introduced and annotated by BBC Science Editor David Shukman, with illustrations like the one below throughout.



这些内容现在被印刷出版了,全书带有如下插图,并有BBC科学编辑大卫·舒克曼(David Shukman)写得引言和注解。

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