Nov 272012

 is one of YouTube‘s most popular educational nerd channels with the mission to feed viewers a minute or two of science in a fun and creative way.

For this episode, celebrity scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts, and asks the intriguing questions, “Does the Universe Have a Purpose?

As egocentric humans, many still think the world was created for us. People even used to think the Earth was the center of the universe. Neil thinks otherwise.


  • Bill

    Behold this is my work and my Glory to bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of man – Moses 1:39

  • The universe could reasonably have a purpose in that it is a simulation in order to attempt to explain an unseen universe that created us in their image for scientific purposes.

  • Just wrote about this very topic the other day. I don’t believe the universe has a purpose, at least not one that humans can perceive. That enables us to assign it whatever beautiful, poetic purpose we choose.

    Here’s my post: