Half the universe was missing... until now

  • Published on:  Friday, July 31, 2020
  • Half of the ordinary baryonic matter has been tough to find but Fast Radio Bursts made it possible to detect the WHIM. Thanks to Kiwico for sponsoring this video! For 20% off go to https://kiwico.com/veritasium or use code VERITASIUM at checkout.

    Special thanks to Prof. Geraint Lewis https://ve42.co/gfl

    Nature paper: A census of baryons in the Universe from localized fast radio bursts

    Research and Writing by Max Levy, Derek Muller and Jonny Hyman
    Editing, Animations, Audio Mix & Mastering by Jonny Hyman
    Filmed by Raquel Nuno
    Thumbnail by Ignat Berbeci
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