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Does the Universe Have a Purpose? feat. Neil deGrasse Tyson

Does the Universe Have a Purpose? I’m not sure. Anyone who expresses a more definitive response to the question is claiming access to knowledge not based on empirical foundations. This remarkably persistent way of thinking, common to most religions and some branches of philosophy, has failed badly in past efforts …

A Thin Sheet of Reality: The Universe as a Hologram
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A Thin Sheet of Reality: The Universe as a Hologram

🎵 👏.. Clapping … Here we are again, good evening to you in beautiful gorgeous summer night in New York and here, this place is full of people who wanna talk about holograms and wao… Yeah World Science Festival so grate, my name is john Hockenberry first of all I …

Dhyanalinga: The Meditation Machine | Sadhguru
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Dhyanalinga: The Meditation Machine | Sadhguru

Sadhguru: The word linga comes from the root word leena Linga means the form. These lingas or these energy forms or these ellipsoids can be created with various qualities for various purposes. There are some lingas created for health, some for well-being and prosperity, for… some for spiritual progress, some …

Michio Kaku: The Universe in a Nutshell (Full Presentation)
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Michio Kaku: The Universe in a Nutshell (Full Presentation)

My name is Professor Michio Kaku.  I’m a professor of theoretical physics at the City University of New York and I specialize in something called string theory.  I’m a physicist. Some people ask me the question, “What has physics done for me lately?  I mean, do I get better color …

How Close Are We to Finding a Parallel Universe?
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How Close Are We to Finding a Parallel Universe?

WHETHER YOU’RE PONDERING ALTERNATE TIMELINES THAT SPLIT INTO INFINITE POSSIBILITIES, A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT SET OF FUNDAMENTAL PARTICLES, OR A REALITY WHERE YOU CAME UP WITH THAT HILARIOUS COMEBACK JUST IN TIME, YOU HAVE TO ADMIT THAT THE IDEA OF PARALLEL UNIVERSES IS PRETTY EXCITING. AND WITH MODERN ADVANCES IN COSMOLOGY …

Plasma, The Most Common Phase of Matter in the Universe
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Plasma, The Most Common Phase of Matter in the Universe

I don’t know about you, but if I was on a ship and I saw a glowing sphere of light suddenly floating around the top of the mast, I would be … I think this is the proper term for it: freaked out. But for centuries, sailors saw that all …

The Universe Had a Beginning
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The Universe Had a Beginning

Hubble came into astronomy in the 1920’s at a very propitious time. It was at just the time that astronomers were gaining access to these large dome telescopes that were able to resolve very tiny pinpoints of light in the night sky. Prior to Hubble and the scientists who were …

Dark Universe 101 | National Geographic
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Dark Universe 101 | National Geographic

– [Instructor] The planets, moons, and stars make up less than 5% of all the mass in the universe. The rest lies in the realm of absolute darkness. The dark universe is the invisible, yet dominating, component of the cosmos. It includes a substance called dark matter and a force …

If the universe is only 14 billion years old, how can it be 92 billion light years wide?
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If the universe is only 14 billion years old, how can it be 92 billion light years wide?

When we look out into space, we are not only looking at things that are far away, we’re looking at things that existed in the past. For instance, the Sun is about 93 million miles away and it takes light about 8 minutes to get here. Thus, when we sit …