Mindblowing 📽 : How Big is the Universe?
Updated: Jan 15, 2018
Did you know:
that the light from the Sun takes 8 minutes to reach earth? Looking in it's direction we are, essentially, looking back in time.
The visible universe contains around 100 billion galaxies? (Each one of these contains around 100 billion stars.)
But how big would it be in relation to a grain of sand?
This is a fascinating clip from The Guardian [6:43]. It will leave you with a sense of perspective ... and wonder. The tools and methods of science give us knowledge. Religion fundamentally parades ignorance as a virtue.
Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA
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