Louie Schwartzberg: Hidden Miracles of the Natural World (TED video)

We live in a world of unseeable beauty, so subtle and delicate that it is imperceptible to the human eye. To bring this invisible world to light, filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg bends the boundaries of time and space with high-speed cameras, time lapses and microscopes. At TED2014, he shares highlights from his latest project, a 3D film titled "Mysteries of the Unseen World," which slows down, speeds up, and magnifies the astonishing wonders of nature.


  1. That’s neat and all. But some of the topic matter is the antithesis of Permaculture (In my opinion) such as putting little “robots” in our bodies to change our DNA…. Well only if it’s an organic robot. No thank you! I’ll be out in my homestead milking goats while you androids try to live forever.

    1. Totally agree on the mini-robot thing Morodou. I winced at that part. But, having a little faith in the general saneness of our readership, I thought people would appreciate the rest, despite that flaw.

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