Entertainment Do you have trouble wrapping your head around how big the universe is?

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  1. Shivvy

    Shivvy Well-Known Member VIP

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    I sure as fuck do. I was just reading how the Hubbel Telescope was aimed at a black dot for four months. Turns out it was 8 other galaxies just like ours
     
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    no
     
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    There is a Lena Dunham joke in there somewhere.
     
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    Shivvy Well-Known Member VIP

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    Who?
     
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    Hubbel :jj:
     
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    Shivvy Well-Known Member VIP

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    Am I wrong?
     
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    The size of the universe is beyond any human being's understanding.

    The idea that 14 billion years ago it took up less space than a single electron is ever more mind-boggling.
     
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    All that's left of Capt. Hubbel...

    [​IMG]
     
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    Shiv's wife inspected some big black telescopes in her day...
     
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    Are you "on something"?
     
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    Shivvy Well-Known Member VIP

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    Right? It's crazy shit
     
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    Shivvy Well-Known Member VIP

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    No
     
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    No!

    i've been expanding my mind since 1969!
     
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    Shivvy Well-Known Member VIP

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    I did acid once and it didn't go well. I'm still not right
     
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    you and howard!
     
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    8?

    More like hundreds!
     
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    Shivvy Well-Known Member VIP

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    I tried to call the cops and have myself committed
     
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    Shivvy Well-Known Member VIP

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    It was just this one speck I was reading about. Maybe I quoted it wrong
     
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    I have trouble wrapping a condom around my ... - oh wait. Wrong thread.