Don’t stop me now…Icarus turns to the dark side.

Icarus at the Edge of Time - still from the film by Al and Al

Icarus was a precocious boy who flew too close to the sun; a thing so powerful that it would consume even the most brilliant inventor.  In true noughties style Dr Brian Greene (a man far too charming to be a scientist) has updated this classic Greek tale and turned our Icarus into a space traveling boy who dreams of exploring something even more dangerous than the burning star at the centre of our universe; a black hole. 

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