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The beginning of the universe, for beginners - Tom Whyntie

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How did the universe begin -- and how is it expanding? CERN physicist Tom Whyntie shows how cosmologists and particle physicists explore these questions by replicating the heat, energy, and activity of the first few seconds of our universe, from right after the Big Bang.

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Space Ed helps you untangle the mysteries of space with the universe’s best videos on everything from Einstein's theory of relativity to what it would take to live on Mars. Brush up on the science, philosophy and mystery of space, because the fabric of the universe is the same fabric that connects us all.

Meet The Creators

  • Narrator Tom Whyntie
  • Director Dan Abdo, Jason Patterson
  • Animator Mike Luzzi, Joey Mccormick
  • Compositor Connie Chan
  • Editor R.J. Glass
  • Producer Cathy Kwan
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