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Incomplete Information

If you listen to Cosmologists, the age of the Universe is 13.8 billion years old and if you listen to Einstein, who was not necessarily a cosmologist, nothing can travel faster than the speed of light. 188 more words


What is the point with observable Universe?

I already mentioned in one post how freaking big is the place where we life (the Universe). And in the end of the post I mentioned something about observable Universe. 200 more words


Black Holes Banish Matter Into Cosmic Voids

The universe on its largest scale is dominated by unseen matter in cosmic voids, and all the matter we know of is concentrated into filaments forming a giant universal web. 392 more words

Colossal Scale of the Universe

To call our universe, Big, would be an understatement. The Earth itself, where humans evolved, invented tools, developed science, built telescopes… is nothing, absolutely nothing compared to the colossal scale of the universe. 430 more words


The Observable Universe

The observable universe consists of the galaxies and other matter that can, in principle, be observed from Earth at the present time because light and other signals from these objects has had time to reach the Earth since the beginning of thecosmological expansion. 58 more words

The Human Habitat

The Fault in (Counting) Our Stars

Occasionally the immensity of the universe is laid bare in a single statistic.  The number of stars in our galaxy is estimated between 100 and 250 billion.  160 more words