A billion years in the blink of an eye

A billion years in the blink of an eye

When I was a kid, one of my favorite things on one of my favorite shows (3-2-1 Contact) was Al Jarnow’s Cosmic Clock, a short video animation showing a billion years of time passing in fewer than two minutes. There’s so much science in this little video.

This is one of those things I thought I’d just never see again. YouTube is truly a global treasure.

Tags: 3-2-1 Contact   Al Jarnow   time lapse   TV   video

from kottke.org http://kottke.org/11/11/a-billion-years-in-the-blink-of-an-eye

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