The Night Comes Alive (Synopsis)

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” -Maya Angelou, R.I.P.

It isn't often that I post a time-lapse video for you to enjoy, but then again it isn't often that I find one as well-constructed and with the potential to be so educational -- to showcase so much about space as it relates to the Earth -- as Thomas O'Brien's fantastic video.

Image credit: Thomas O’Brien of Image credit: Thomas O’Brien of

Simply titled "Meteor," this is Thomas's first foray into creating a time-lapse video, but don't let any of that fool you. There's so much more at play in this video than simply meteors, and the long-exposure images used to construct it have been collected over the past nine years!

Image credit: Thomas O’Brien of Image credit: Thomas O’Brien of

Go watch it -- and learn all about what you're seeing -- at the main Starts With A Bang on Medium!


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Nice one, Ethan. Thanks to Thomas for his endeavours.
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