Stephen Hawking

Besides sitting in a wheelchair and have a distinctive robot voice, Stephen Hawking is best known for being an extraordinay intelligent man with many theories of physics, cosmology and how the universe can be connected.

Much of what Hawking addresses are far beyond what ordinary people is able to understand, so The Guardian has created an animated video to make it easier to understand his theories.

In the short animated video below we get an introduction to black holes, gravity, physics, the big bang and the origin of the universe.