One is the greatest mind in modern science. The other is Stephen Hawking.
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.
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.
As Hawking told us, there’s nothing like “a sense of humour” to keep you sharp.