Unknown universe

A timely follow-on from my recent wibble ‘Focus‘…

This video* represents ‘The Known Universe‘: and yet most members of our seven billion strong species are blissfully unaware of its true extent.

“Space,” it says, “is big. REALLY big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it’s a long way down the street to the chemist, but that’s just peanuts to space. Listen…” and so on.

Douglas Adams, ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’

* video created by the American Museum of Natural History. (Many thanks!)

Post updated 13Mar2021,
with grateful thanks to honorary ?Random Raiders! member Goldie!

About pendantry

Phlyarologist (part-time) and pendant. Campaigner for action against anthropogenic global warming (AGW) and injustice in all its forms. Humanist, atheist, notoftenpist. Wannabe poet, writer and astronaut.
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3 Responses to Unknown universe

  1. Pingback: Macrocosmic communication | Wibble

  2. I don’t think a human brain can comprehend how big this universe really is.
    (Side note: The 2nd, 3rd, and last link need updating.)

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