According to its creators, this incredible Big Bang animation “was produced without any funding from any outside sources — put together with donated creative time from a group with a desire to further public cognition of science.” Video after the break.

Perhaps the most intriguing theory in this video by animation studio Thornberg and Foresters is that maybe our current universe is just a “bounce” from previous universes that expanded and contracted, going back to infinity and beyond.

[via Dvice]