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The fundamentals of space-time: Part 1 - Andrew Pontzen and Tom Whyntie

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Space is where things happen. Time is when things happen. And sometimes, in order to really look at the universe, you need to take those two concepts and mash them together. In this first lesson of a three-part series on space-time, hilarious hosts Andrew Pontzen and Tom Whyntie go through the basics of space and time individually, and use a flip book to illustrate how we can begin to look at them together.

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  • Educator Andrew Pontzen, Tom Whyntie
  • Director Patrick Semple, Mark Fisher
  • Producer Daniel Spencer
  • Narrator Andrew Pontzen, Tom Whyntie

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