Saturday March 03 04:39 am
The Most Astounding Fact - Neil deGrasse Tyson
Mobile users can watch on Vimeo! http //vimeo.com/38101676 Astrophysicist Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson was asked by a reader of TIME magazine, "What is the most astounding fact you can share with us about the Universe?" This is his answer. Please subscribe above! In 15 languages, Click CC! Watch in HD! Special thanks to Reid Gower http //saganseries.com/ Carl Sagan http //www.hulu.com/cosmos Neil deGrasse Tyson http //www.facebook.com/neiltyson NASA http //www.nasa.gov/ ...for their inspiration. CREDITS Narration TIME Magazine's "10 Questions for Neil Degrasse Tyson" http //www.youtube.com/watch?v=wiOwqDmacJo Music "To Build a Home" by the Cinematic Orchestra feat. Patrick Watson http //www.cinematicorchestra.com/ Video (in order of appearance): IMAX Hubble 3D (Orion) http //www.imax.com/hubble/ Yellowstone Battle for Life (Tree & Waterfall) http //www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00jcdml Supernova to Crab Nebula http //www.spacetelescope.org/videos/heic0515a/ BBC Wonders of the Solar System (formation of the solar system) http //www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00qyxfb Accretion and First Eukaryotes from the 2011 film "Tree of Life" directed by Terrence Malick http //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accretion (astrophysics) http //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Origin of life http //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline of evolutionary history of life http //www.wired.com/wiredscience/2009/05/ribonucleotides/ http //www.twowaysthroughlife.com/ BBC Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life http //www.wellcometreeoflife.org/ "Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia" by Ayrton Orio (Model: Xharon Kendelker) http //vimeo.com/9505354 "Afghanistan - touch down in flight" by Augustin Pictures http //vimeo.com/31426899 http //lukasugustin.de "mongolia!" by wiissa http //vimeo.com/27876709 http //wiissa.com Excerpt from "Outside In", Copyright Stephen van Vuuren/SV2 Studios (Saturn's moon Mimas) http //www.outsideinthemovie.com IMAX Hubble 3D (Inside Orion Nebula) http //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orion Nebula Shuttle Launch from 1985 IMAX film "The Dream is Alive" http //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The Dream Is Alive "Earth -- Time Lapse View from Space, Fly Over -- NASA, ISS" by Michael Konig http //www.youtube.com/watch?v=ls9yJTphLxg http //koenigm.com Excerpt from "The Island" - La Palma Time Lapse Video by Christoph Malin http //vimeo.com/27539860 http //christophmalin.com Galaxy Map and Galaxy Formation by NCSA's Advanced Visualization Lab http //avl.ncsa.illinois.edu/ "Mars sunset" captured by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit http //www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image feature 347.html Edited by Max Schlickenmeyer Neil goes on to say "For me, that is the most profound revelation of 20th century astrophysics and I look forward to what the 21st century will bring us, given the frontiers that are now unfolding." Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use. All copyrighted materials contained herein belong to their respective copyright holders, I do not claim ownership over any of these materials. I realize no profit, monetary or otherwise, from the exhibition of this video.