Sunday, April 14, 2013

A Smashing Beginning

The universe is a big and complicated place, we're glad it's here but most of us don't understand much about it at all.  The scientists who study the universe know a bit more about it but not as much as they'd like, which is why they're so intent on smashing atoms together.  Here's a great three minutes on the origins of the universe and the importance of particle accelerators...

This video is part of the TedEd project which has a lot of promise but isn't something I've spent much time checking out.

(via Crave)

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