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Old 05-14-2019, 01:30 PM
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A little challenging to grasp for sure.
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Crazy stuff there. I really like that sort of thing, really hard to comprehend.
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100 billion stars per galaxy and a 100 billion galaxies
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Mind boggling for sure but what's with that accent?
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The universe really is mind boggling. Was watching ‘The Universe’ show the other night where they were explaining the Big Bang, and how before the Big Bang there was....nothing? Like what does that mean....there was nothing? And the speeds that the universe first expanded can hardly be put into terms to understand. Way beyond light speed, hard to even quantify. Fascinating stuff.
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Physics of the edge case extremes are still not understood at all.

I do find it fascinating, and the scale of the known universe objectively beyond comprehension.
There could be millions, or billions of advanced civilizations out there, and statistically they are still so far apart that they have all but zero chance of ever knowing about one another.
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Reminds me of the old Italian proverb:

When you think of how huge the earth is,

but it's just a fraction the size of the Sun,

which itself is like a speck of dust in the overall universe,

it's easy to rationalize eating an entire pizza all by yourself.
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It is amazing what is out in the universe.
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Hard to wrap your mind around the universe expanding so fast. What does it expand into?
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Originally Posted by MY03C5Z View Post
The universe really is mind boggling. Was watching ‘The Universe’ show the other night where they were explaining the Big Bang, and how before the Big Bang there was....nothing? Like what does that mean....there was nothing? And the speeds that the universe first expanded can hardly be put into terms to understand. Way beyond light speed, hard to even quantify. Fascinating stuff.
And if there was "nothing" whatever that means, how or who or what started "existence" as we know it? How was that "nothing" even there in the first place? Truly mind boggling.
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And if there was "nothing" whatever that means, how or who or what started "existence" as we know it? How was that "nothing" even there in the first place? Truly mind boggling.
I remember one of the first times my brain tried to wrap around this, was coming back from one of the first Shuttle launches and staring into the sky.
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Earth seen from Saturn by the Cassini spacecraft.


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