The Known Universe, in Six Minutes. Video.

Via on Dec 29, 2009

whoah, dude

Suddenly, my problems feel really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really small. And I’m really, really, really glad to be back home.

Enjoy the cosmic ride:

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2 Responses to “The Known Universe, in Six Minutes. Video.”

  1. Nathan Smith ndsmith says:

    Way cooler than Star Wars.

  2. I once saw a video that covers the universe, like this one, then goes in the opposite direction down to the sub-atomic level of protons, electrons, and quarks. It's a toss-up which is more wondrous.

    This is one of the things that originally drew me to Yoga philosophy. It's pretty clear that the ancient Yoga sages saw the world as wondrous in this way, even though they didn't have the tools to analyse it so clearly.

    See "The Infinitely Wondrous Universe"

    Bob Weisenberg

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