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The Sciences

Pursuit of Light

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitMay 3, 2012 9:00 PM

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I don't think I need to tell you much about this. Set it to the highest resolution, make it full screen, sit back, and watch this NASA promotional video called "Pursuit of Light".

[embed width="610"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tE5XJzZ-Rw[/embed]

[A huge 3420 x 1152 pixel version is available for download as well

.] Most of the images shown have graced this blog over the past few months, and you can find various descriptions of them with details if you search

. But that's not the point of this video. It's to inspire: wonder, awe, beauty, majesty, curiosity, and imagination. So, a note to NASA: YES. This is how you do it. Well done.

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