Post I wrote for Science and Shit yesterday. Enjoy!
A brilliant astrophotographer named Randy Halverson took some amazing time-lapse video of the night sky at different locations. Then he put them together in a video. Then he sent that video to Battlestar Galactica composer Bear McCreary, composed music to fit the video.
What resulted from this collaboration is so beautiful and stunning that it sent chills down my spine. It has been nearly a week and I cannot keep myself from playing this again and again.
(I recommend watching it in HD.)
The universe can be so majestic. We often get so involved in our own lives that we forget to look up, watch, and put ourselves in our place. Things here on Earth can seem so important, but it is important to have a cosmic viewpoint, to see yourself and those around you in perspective.
I find it interesting how music and video can come together in a…
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