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

The Coriolis Effect

Why do storms spin in different directions depending on their location—and why do they spin in the first place?

2013 • Science

Can We Have Unlimited Power?

The story of how power has been harnessed from wind, steam and from inside the atom.

2010 • The Story of ScienceScience

How Did We Get Here?

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

2010 • The Story of ScienceScience

Why Are We Here?

Brian Cox tackles the question that unites Earth's seven billion people - why are we here?

2014 • Human UniverseScience

Let There be Light

Saiful investigates how to generate energy without destroying the planet in the process. Saiful begins his lecture by being plunged into darkness. Armed initially with nothing but a single candle, his challenge is to go back to first principles and bring back the power in the energy-hungry lecture theatre. Along the way he explains what energy is, how we can transform it from one form to another, and how we harness it to power the modern world. A fascinating and stimulating celebration of the stuff that quite literally makes the universe tick - the weird and wonderful world of energy.

2016 • Supercharged: Fuelling the FutureScience

9 year old discusses the meaning of life and the universe

9 year old discusses the meaning of life, free will, alternate universes, and alien lifeforms.

2012 • Science