A seriously touching video of an astronomer explaning why astronomy matters to him, and how beautiful it is. Everyone needs to watch this

“The Astronomer” – This experimental documentary features excerpts from an interview with Professor Tom Burns of Ohio Wesleyan University and Director of Perkins Observatory. “The Astronomer” is part of a larger project, “All Things Shining” – the video album can be found here: vimeo.com/album/2194206