Yes, You ARE the Center of the Universe
But don’t let it go to your head. So is everybody else. Really.
But it’s a big place, and getting bigger.Â “The” Universe is wider across, in fact, than twice distance light has traveled since the Big Bang.
I’d seen those figures of the distance to the “edge of the universe” and did a brain tilt. How can that be? The math didn’t make sense. (But this is cosmology, after all.)
See for yourself. But remember, this is only dealing with theÂ “observable” universe. Ours may be one of an infinity of universes–multiverses. I’m not makingÂ this up!
Click the image above for the video while I continue to fail to make a simple youtube url display properly on the blog page. Keeps an old dog humble, as this it not particularly a NEW trick.
Here are a few other posts on the topic, more or less, from Fragments Outer Space Department.Â I tend to find myself thinking about the Bigger Picture every year, during the shortest days that herald a new year!