Quick Bytes: an ad so good, we forgot it was an adby Fiona Rae
The side of the Moon we never see; and a US restaurant chain's beautiful animation.
NERDIEST THING EVER: A physics student at McGill University in Montreal has made an amazing video explaining string theory to the tune of Bohemian Rhapsody. With an Einstein sock puppet!:
It’s not Timothy Blais’s first a cappella explanation of scientific concepts; here’s Rolling in the Higgs from a year ago.
YEAH, SCIENCE!: We’re a sucker for pretty space pictures, and here’s a view of the Moon that for most of humankind’s history has never been seen. In just a mouse-click, the “back” of the Moon appears in this Nasa timelapse:
A SAUCE OF IMAGINATION: We know that this beautiful animation is really branding for a Mexican restaurant chain in the US, and it’s a promo for a free iPhone game, but it sure looks pretty with its anti-factory farming message and Fiona Apple soundtrack:
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