Blog Archives

The Sound of Science


via benjjuk

New Video Weirdness via Cyriak


A nice take on natural selection, done machine-style instead of fleshy biologicals.

MC Hawking — What We Need More of is Science [Repost]


From my archives…Not for the easily offended, but good…

Symphony of Science – the Quantum World!


Uploaded by on Sep 6, 2011

A musical investigation into the nature of atoms and subatomic particles, the jiggly things that make up everything we see. Featuring Morgan Freeman, Stephen Hawking, Michio Kaku, Brian Cox, Richard Feynman, and Frank Close.

“The Quantum World” is the eleventh installment in the ongoing Symphony of Science music video series. Materials used in the creation of this video are from:

http://symphonyofscience.com for downloads & more videos!

Richard Feynman – Fun to Imagine
BBC Visions of the Future – the Quantum Revolution
Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman
Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking
Brian Cox TED Talk
BBC What Time is it
BBC Wonders of the Universe
BBC Horizon – What Is Reality

Special thanks to everybody who’s donated to keep the project alive and to those who helped track down the materials used in this video.


Lyrics:

[Morgan Freeman]
So, what are we really made of?
Dig deep inside the atom
and you’ll find tiny particles
Held together by invisible forces

Everything is made up
Of tiny packets of energy
Born in cosmic furnaces

[Frank Close]
The atoms that we’re made of have
Negatively charged electrons
Whirling around a big bulky nucleus

[Michio Kaku]
The Quantum Theory
Offers a very different explanation
Of our world

[Brian Cox]
The universe is made of
Twelve particles of matter
Four forces of nature

That’s a wonderful and significant story

[Richard Feynman]
Suppose that little things
Behaved very differently
Than anything big

Nothing’s really as it seems
It’s so wonderfully different
Than anything big

The world is a dynamic mess
Of jiggling things
It’s hard to believe

[Kaku]
The quantum theory
Is so strange and bizzare
Even Einstein couldn’t get his head around it

[Cox]
In the quantum world
The world of particles
Nothing is certain
It’s a world of probabilities

(refrain)

[Feynman]
It’s very hard to imagine
All the crazy things
That things really are like

Electrons act like waves
No they don’t exactly
They act like particles
No they don’t exactly

[Stephen Hawking]
We need a theory of everything
Which is still just beyond our grasp
We need a theory of everything, perhaps
The ultimate triump of science

(refrain)

[Feynman]
I gotta stop somewhere
I’ll leave you something to imagine

Principles of geometry + AntiVJ: a stereoscopic show


This is a recent discovery of mine, though the video dates from a couple of years ago on Vimeo, electronic band Principles of Geometry. This is a sort of 3-D-ish journey through space, with visuals by AntiVJ… This is from a bit in the past, but you can’t stop the future… Enjoy.

Music: myspace.com/​principlesofgeometry
Visual production: Simon Geilfus, Joanie Lemercier, Desaxismundi.
Produced with support from Arcadi.

————————————————
Full details: antivj.com/​pog/​

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,456 other followers

%d bloggers like this: