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Sound waves frozen in the fabric of the universe - Fabio Pacucci

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It’s time for the biggest battle in the Universe: the Big Bang. In one corner is gravity— the force that brings all matter together. In the other is pressure— the force that can push matter away. Over the next several hundred thousand years, these two contenders will be wrestling for the fate of the Universe. But what are these powers fighting over? Fabio Pacucci digs into this historic matchup.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Fabio Pacucci
  • Director Joseph Clark
  • Narrator Jack Cutmore-Scott
  • Animator Joseph Clark, Russ Etheridge, Dan Lennon, Sebaldo
  • Composer Salil Bhayani, cAMP Studio
  • Sound Designer Amanda P.H. Bennett, cAMP Studio
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Produced by Abdallah Ewis, Anna Bechtol
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Editorial Producer Dan Kwartler
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Fact-Checker Charles Wallace

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