Friday, March 09, 2012

The Most Astounding Fact About the Universe Asked of Neil deGrasse Tyson

From an article I was reading in IO9, In 2008 Time Magazine was interviewing Neil deGrasse Tyson. Interviewer Adam Kraus asked Dr. deGrasse Tyson the following question: "What is the most astounding fact you can share with us about the universe?" Tyson's response in some ways is predictable, but at the same moment it is one of the most amazing and moving thoughts that I have ever been privy to read or listen to. See what you think


Anonymous said...

Ummm. Meh.

Beam Me Up said...

oh come on Anonymous! How can you be so jaded?! How can you not be amazed that at one point billions of years ago, the very elements that make you possible - resided in the core of a dying star and in one cataclysmic moment made the elements of life as we know it and even ones we don't. Heavy stuff, if you will pardon the pun