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Purposeful UniverseDecember 30, 20221 min read

The Top 5 Purposeful Universe Videos of 2022

For the Purposeful Universe, 2022 was an incredible year of learning, exploration, scientific discovery and video creation. For much of the year, our primary topic was the evolution of the early universe, featuring Dr. Jennifer Wiseman. Two other presenters, Dr. Karin Öberg and Dr. Kuebler also made the list. 

5. Telescopes, Time Travel, And E.T — Dr. Jennifer Wiseman

Dr. Jennifer Wiseman starts off the top 5 videos by explaining how scientists leverage the power of telescopes and what might be on the horizon as astronomers continue to explore and discover with these incredible tools.


4. Searching For The Origin Of Life — Dr. Karin Öberg

Always an interesting topic, how did life begin? In this video, astrochemist Karin Öberg describes her work searching the heavens for the molecules that form the chemical building blocks of life.


3. Should Scientists Ask Philosophical Questions? — Dr. Dan Kuebler

At number 3, our primary science advisor, Dr. Dan Kuebler, ponders a question that is sure to stir up some controversy among both scientists and philosophers. 


2. We Are Made Of Stardust 

— Dr. Jennifer Wiseman

At number 2, Dr. Jennifer Wiseman looks at the intriguing phenomenon that the atoms in our bodies come from earlier generations of stars, and ponders our place in the cosmos.


1. Where Do We Fit In The Universe? 

— Dr. Jennifer Wiseman

At number one, surpassing 1,000,000 views, is our summarized version of "We are Made of Stardust."  


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Purposeful Universe

The Purposeful Universe seeks to explore and present, through award winning videos, the abundant order in nature that funnels biological systems toward increasing levels of complexity and sophistication—suggesting that human life is the purposeful outcome of a complex, ordered system.