Questions No One Knows the Answers To
In the first of a new TED-Ed series designed to catalyze curiosity, TED Curator Chris Anderson shares his boyhood obsession with quirky questions that seem to have no answers. Then he dives into two of the most fascinating questions: How many universes are there? And, why can't we see evidence of alien life?
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