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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.

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CREDITS
Narration: TIME Magazine's "10 Questions for Neil Degrasse Tyson"
www.youtube.com/watch
Music: "To Build a Home" by the Cinematic Orchestra feat. Patrick Watson
www.cinematicorchestra.com/

Video (in order of appearance):
IMAX: Hubble 3D (Orion)
www.imax.com/hubble/
Yellowstone: Battle for Life (Tree & Waterfall)
www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00jcdml
Supernova to Crab Nebula
www.spacetelescope.org/videos/heic0515a/
BBC: Wonders of the Solar System (formation of the solar system)
www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00qyxfb
Accretion and First Eukaryotes from the 2011 film "Tree of Life" directed by Terrence Malick
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accretion_(astrophysics)
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Origin_of_life
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_evolutionary_history_of_life
www.wired.com/wiredscience/2009/05/ribonucleotides/
www.twowaysthroughlife.com/
BBC: Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life
www.wellcometreeoflife.org/
"Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia" by Ayrton Orio (Model: Xharon Kendelker)
vimeo.com/9505354
"Afghanistan - touch down in flight" by Augustin Pictures
vimeo.com/31426899
lukasugustin.de
"mongolia!" by wiissa
vimeo.com/27876709
wiissa.com

Excerpt from "Outside In", Copyright Stephen van Vuuren/SV2 Studios (Saturn's moon Mimas)
www.outsideinthemovie.com
IMAX: Hubble 3D (Inside Orion Nebula)
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orion_Nebula
Shuttle Launch from 1985 IMAX film "The Dream is Alive"
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Dream_Is_Alive
"Earth -- Time Lapse View from Space, Fly Over -- NASA, ISS" by Michael Konig
www.youtube.com/watch
koenigm.com
Excerpt from "The Island" - La Palma Time Lapse Video by Christoph Malin
vimeo.com/27539860
christophmalin.com
Galaxy Map and Galaxy Formation by NCSA's Advanced Visualization Lab
avl.ncsa.illinois.edu/
"Mars sunset" captured by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit
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."

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