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What's invisible? More than you think - John Lloyd

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Gravity. The stars in day. Thoughts. The human genome. Time. Atoms. So much of what really matters in the world is impossible to see. A stunning animation of John Lloyd's classic TEDTalk from 2009, which will make you question what you actually know.

Thomas Edison said, "We don't know one percent of one millionth about anything." Why do you think he said this? Do you think he was talking about individuals or the entire human race? Should we strive to know more? Why?

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  • Animator Cognitive Media
  • Educator John Lloyd
  • Narrator John Lloyd

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