Thursday, January 21, 2010


"Space is 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 road to the chemist's, but that's just peanuts to space."
--Douglas Adams

Stunning photos of the universe like these always fill me with such awe. I once read that there are more galaxies in the universe than grains of sand in a typical sized sandbox. Each galaxy contains billions of stars and each star is light years apart.

We are tiny.

Furthermore, this will quite literally put you in your place:

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