It took art student Jamie Bell roughly three weeks to create this fantastic little flipbook piece that tells the history of the universe -- from the Big Bang through, well, pretty much everything that followed -- in all of about three minutes. According to Bell, the flipbook was "something like 2100 pages long, and about 50 jotter books." The end result -- set primarily to the French CanCan -- is pretty amazing, and it goes to show that those kids doodling in their notebooks in the back of the classroom actually put all of their slacking off to good use.

Oh, and in case you're wondering how Jamie scored on the project, an update to his YouTube page says the final piece "got full marks!" Watch it after the jump.
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