1. The Most Astounding Fact

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    Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/MaxSchlick?feature=mhee Astrophysicist Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson was asked in an interview with TIME magazine, "What is the most astounding fact you can share with us about the Universe?" This is his answer. Special thanks to: Reid Gower http://saganseries.com/ Michael Marantz http://vimeo.com/2822787 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/ Animal Planet: Safari http://movies.netflix.com/Movie/Animal_Planet_Safari_The_Last_Lion_of_Liuwa/70153174?trkid=438403 Yellowstone: Battle for Life (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 BBC: Wonders of the Solar System (Brian Cox w/ telescope) "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 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 (from BBC: Wonders of the Solar System) 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 these videos.

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