Today we learned that part of the white noise you see on a signal-less TV, or hear on an untuned radio, is actually remnants of the Big Bang. But do you know how that random static ended up turning into planets, stars, and other celestial bodies?
In its latest animated outing, Minute Physics explains how that crude cosmic stew, full of electrons and other particles racing around at high speeds, eventually cooled, calmed, and settled into atoms, elements, and eventually the massive glowing objects we see at night. Oh, and somehow curdled milk plays into things too. [YouTube]