Paul Rudd challenges Stephen Hawking to an epic game of Quantum Chess

Who will triumph?

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One is the greatest mind in modern science. The other is Stephen Hawking.

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Yes, Paul Rudd, he of the mighty miniature superhero movie Ant-Man, challenges the physicist to a game of ‘quantum chess’ (like real chess, except the pieces have QUANTUM POWERS), in a bizarrely brilliant short film narrated by Keanu Reaves.

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Who will triumph in this battle of brains?

The video has everything, from fake celebrity Twitter commentary to geeky quantum mechanics in-jokes.

Bill and Ted director Alex Winter created the film for a Caltech university event, discussing the future of quantum technologies.

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As Hawking told us, there’s nothing like “a sense of humour” to keep you sharp.