Host John Oliver Interviews Theoretical Physicist Stephen Hawking on ‘Last Week Tonight’

Host John Oliver interviewed theoretical physicist and author Stephen Hawking on a recent episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. In the interview, Oliver asks Hawking a series of questions about his work and pretends to understand “imaginary time” as a concept. The segment is part of a new “People Who Think Good” series of interviews on the show.

John Oliver talks to Stephen Hawking in the first installment of Last Week Tonight’s new “People Who Think Good” series. They cover such topics as parallel universes, artificial intelligence, and Charlize Theron.