'Our Place in the Cosmos'Last Updated on 2009-12-07 20:30:34
"Our Place in the Cosmos", the third video from the Symphony of Science, was crafted using samples from Carl Sagan's Cosmos, Richard Dawkins' Genius of Charles Darwin series, Dawkins' TED Talk, Stephen Hawking's Universe series, Michio Kaku's interview on Physics and aliens, plus added visuals from Baraka, Koyaanisqatsi, History Channel's Universe series, and IMAX Cosmic Voyage. The themes present in this song are intended to explore our understanding of our origins within the universe, and to challenge the commonplace notion that humans have a superior or privleged position, both on our home planet and in the universe itself.
RIP Dr. Sagan and Dr. Jastrow!
With every century
Our eyes on the universe have been opened anew
We are witness
To the very brink of time and space
We must ask... More »
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