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The beginning of the universe, for beginners - Tom Whyntie


21,240 Questions Answered

TEDEd Animation

Let’s Begin…

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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Meet The Creators

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

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