The announcement of Jodie Whittaker as the new Doctor in BBC’s Doctor Who has taken the internet by storm for being both a revolutionary change and one that rubbed sexist trolls the wrong way. But here is why academia should welcome the casting of Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor in Doctor Who.
General relativity and gravitational time dilation in the Doctor Who episode ‘World Enough and Time’. Note: This post contains spoilers for the recent episode of Doctor Who, ‘World Enough and Time’. (Although the events of the episode have been trailed in such detail that everything is obvious and predictable, and there are no surprises left in the episode.)