This clip describes that, during the 16th Century, much of humanity believed that the Earth was the center of the universe, except for one man: Copernicus. Copernicus theorized that the Earth actually revolved around the sun, to scrutiny of the church. Giordano Bruno believed Copernicus and read Lucretius' banned book, which expanded his thinking that the universe was unbounded.
This clip discusses the significance of the city of London even though the United Kingdom is no longer the largest empire in the world. It indicates that London may be considered "The Center of the Universe" because it influences the entire world in several ways, especially in time zones.
At the center of our galaxy, a supermassive black hole churns. Learn about the types of black holes, how they form, and how scientists discovered these invisible, yet extraordinary objects in our universe.
Scale is illustrated as the viewer is given a center of focus (the individuals who are picnicking) and slowly the field of view expands incremementally by the power of ten. Eventually, the field of view takes the viewer out of Planet Earth and extends to include other planets of the solar system.