How’s it all gonna end? This experience takes us on a journey to the end of time, trillions of years into the future, to discover what the fate of our planet and our universe may ultimately be.
We start in 2019 and travel exponentially through time, witnessing the future of Earth, the death of the sun, the end of all stars, proton decay, zombie galaxies, possible future civilizations, exploding black holes, the effects of dark energy, alternate universes, the final fate of the cosmos – to name a few.
This is a picture of the future as painted by modern science – a picture that will surely evolve over time as we dig for more clues to how our story will unfold. Much of the science is very recent – and new puzzle pieces are still waiting to be found.
To me, this overhead view of time gives a profound perspective – that we are living inside the hot flash of the Big Bang, the perfect moment to soak in the sights and sounds of a universe in its glory days, before it all fades away. Although the end will eventually come, we have a practical infinity of time to play with if we play our cards right. The future may look bleak, but we have enormous potential as a species.
Featuring the voices of David Attenborough, Craig Childs, Brian Cox, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michelle Thaller, Lawrence Krauss, Michio Kaku, Mike Rowe, Phil Plait, Janna Levin, Stephen Hawking, Sean Carroll, Alex Filippenko, and Martin Rees.
Big thanks to Protocol Labs for their support of this creation:
And to my Patreon supporters: Juan Benet, Kalexan, Laine Boswell, Holly, Dave & Debbie Boswell, Abraxas, Alina Sigaeva, Aksel Tjønn, Daniel Saltzman, Crystal, Eico Neumann, geekiskhan, Giulia Carrozzino, Hannah Murphy, Jeremy Kerwin, JousterL, Lars Støttrup Nielsen, Leonard van Vliet, Mitchel Mattera, Nathan Paskett, Patrick Cullen, Randall Bollig, Roman Shishkin, Silas Rech, Stefan Stettner, The Cleaner, Timothy E Plum, Virtual_271, Westin Johnson, Yannic, and Anna & Tyson.
Soundtrack now available: and coming soon to iTunes/Spotify/Etc
Peace and love,
Concept, music, writing, edit, and visual effects by melodysheep, with additional visual material sourced from:
Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking
Journey to the Edge of the Universe
How the Universe Works
Wonders of the Universe
Moon raker vfx reel
Voyage of Time
Voice sample sources:
Attenborough Davos Speech
Craig Childs – Long Now Talk
Brian Cox – Wonders of the Universe Episode 1
Neil deGrasse Tyson interview with Bill Moyers
How the Universe Works – Season 3 Episode 2
Will The Universe Ever End with Lawrence Krauss
Janna Levin TED Talk
A Brief History of Time (1991)
What Happens in the Far Far Future
Sean Carroll TEDxCaltech
Alex Filippenko – TEDxSF
To Infinity and Beyond: The Accelerating Universe
Martin Rees interview
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