The Moust Astounding Fact • 2012

Category: Science
Share:
Download:

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.

You might also like

Will We Become God?

Humanity’s potential seems limitless. But could we become as powerful as God?

41m • Through the Wormhole

Fully Charged

Saiful explores one of the most important issues facing the modern world - how to store energy. He tackles his toughest challenge yet - trying to work out how to store enough energy to power a mobile phone for a whole year and still fit it in his pocket!

58m • 2016 • Supercharged: Fuelling the Future

Masters of Time

The last episode in the series examines how humans perceive and experience time, investigating the internal body clock which tells people when to eat, drink, sleep and relax. The importance of accurately measuring time is explored in relation to human evolution, and there's a debate about whether mankind will ever be able to travel between past, present and future.

58m • Time Machine

The Science Behind 'Genetically Modified Humans'

The media have been talking about “genetically modified humans” and “designer babies.” But what they’re really talking about is germ-line engineering: a process that could help eliminate heritable diseases. So why do some scientists want to pause the research?

4m • SciShow

Is Anything Real?

We're limited by our senses. How can we define what "real" means?

11m

How Did We Get Here?

Michael Mosley tells how scientists came to explain the diversity of life on earth.

59m • 2010 • The Story of Science