publication date: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 (part of Fall 2018)

category: Science

clue: He proved that backwards time travel is impossible, discovered that black holes spin at almost the speed of light, and won a Nobel for bettering our understanding of interstellar space.

explanation: Thorne is widely considered the world's foremost expert on black holes. He co-created the story of Interstellar and participated extensively in its development. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, and Erik Bates


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