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Einstein's twin paradox explained - Amber Stuver


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On their 20th birthday, identical twin astronauts volunteer for an experiment. Terra will remain on Earth, while Stella will board a spaceship. Stella’s ship will travel to visit a star that is 10 light-years away, then return to Earth. As they prepare to part ways, the twins wonder what will happen when they’re reunited. Who will be older? Amber Stuver investigates the “Twin Paradox.”

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Amber L. Stuver
  • Director AIM Creative Studios, Rui Almeida
  • Narrator Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Producer Tom Knight
  • Sound Designer André Aires
  • Animation Mulligan Studio, Ricardo Coelho
  • Composer André Aires
  • Storyboard Artist Rui Almeida
  • Illustrator Rui Almeida
  • Character Designer Rui Almeida
  • 3D Animator Hélder Vasconcelos
  • Music AIM Creative Studios
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Fact-Checker Brian Gutierrez

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