Despite the countless benefits it has brought to society, real science is a theoretical and slow moving process that doesn’t often lend itself well to the visual arts. So when a young aspiring filmmaker was asked to create a promo video for the science department of a university, they had their work cut out for them.

Of course, it’s been done many times before, and you can always expect the same kind of shots: a researcher inexplicably gazing at clear liquid in a tube, a plastic model of a molecule on a desk, and/or some CG molecules to really spruce things up.

But now, someone at Tohoku University has really upped the ante with their offering: Science Challengers.

Assembled by the magic ring of Ouroboros, these eight heroes possess wisdom of the universe from the tiniest particles to the heaviest celestial bodies and the mathematics that strives to unify them all together.


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