The Beginning of Everything -- The Big Bang

Important Vocabulary Words From The Video


The smallest is the least of something. The smallest size of pasta is called a minestrone. The smallest amount of sugar is called a teaspoon.

  • The smallest size of pizza is called a personal size.
  • The smallest amount of sugar is called a tablespoon.

Gluons are tiny particles that are responsible for the strong nuclear force. They are also responsible for the binding of protons and neutrons together in atoms.

  • The gluons are what hold the protons and neutrons together in the nucleus.
  • The gluons are what make the nucleus strong.

Antimatter is a type of matter that is the exact opposite of regular matter. It is made up of antiparticles, which are particles that have the same mass and charge as regular particles, but they are opposite in every other way.

  • When antimatter and regular matter come into contact, they annihilate each other, which causes a lot of heat and radiation.
  • The experiment to create antimatter was a disaster, and it caused a lot of damage.

Hadrons are particles that have the properties of both matter and radiation. They are made up of quarks, which are the building blocks of the protons and neutrons.

  • The hadrons that were studied in the lab were the protons and the neutrons.

To clump is to form a mass or bunch together. When you clump together, you make a lot of noise.

  • The flowers are clumped together because of the cold weather.
  • The snow is clumping together because it's wet.

Permeates means to soak through or to spread through. When something permeates a substance, it reaches all the way through it.

  • The oil permeates the fabric of the shirt.
  • The water permeates the soil and the plants grow in it.

When something is wobbly, it is unstable and uncertain. The table was wobbly, and it was easy to knock over.

  • The chair is wobbly, and it's not very comfortable to sit in.
  • The ground is wobbly, and it's easy to fall down.

To unify something is to bring it together into a single group or category. When you unify a group of people, you are usually trying to make them feel like they are part of a larger community.

  • The election was supposed to unify the country, but instead it divided it even further.
  • The union is trying to unify the different parts of the company.

There are many possible universes, and each one has its own set of rules and laws. It's impossible to know which universe you are living in, or what the future will be like.

  • There are an infinite number of universes, and each one has a different set of rules.
  • The theory of multiple universes is still a theory, and it's not clear whether it's true or not.