I think we are alone in the Universe

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  1. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    :c...I kid.


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    Here’s the distance, to scale, between the Earth and the moon. Doesn’t look too far, does it?

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    Inside that distance you can fit every planet in our solar system, nice and neatly.

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    That little green smudge is North America on Jupiter.

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    This right here is a comet. We just landed a probe on one of those bad boys. Here’s what one looks like compared with Los Angeles.

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    But that’s nothing compared to our sun. Just remember.

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    There are more stars in space than there are grains of sand on every beach on Earth.

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    Which means that there are ones much, much bigger than little wimpy sun. Just look at how tiny and insignificant our sun is.

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    But even our galaxy is a little runt compared with some others. Here’s the Milky Way compared to IC 1011, 350 million light years away from Earth.

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    In JUST this picture taken by the Hubble telescope, there are thousands and thousands of galaxies, each containing millions of stars, each with their own planets.

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    And just keep this in mind — that’s a picture of a very small, small part of the universe. It’s just an insignificant fraction of the night sky.

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    Here’s one of the galaxies pictured, UDF 423. This galaxy is 10 BILLION light years away. When you look at this picture, you are looking billions of years into the past.

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  2. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    This is what happens when you zoom out from your home to your solar system

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    And this is what happens when you zoom out farther…

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    And farther…

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    Keep going…

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    Just a little bit farther…

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    Almost there…

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    And here it is. Here’s everything in the observable universe, and here’s your place in it. Just a tiny little ant in a giant jar.

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  3. Roland Schwinn

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    Makes me think there is no way we are alone. :dontknow:
     
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    it really is pretty fucking mindblowing
     
  5. LaserT

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    There is NO WAY in hell we are alone. There' so much life on so many planets out there, it's insane.
     
  6. TheWakening

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    Exactly what I think
     
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    i once fucked the sun right in the pussy

    baltimore mike watched
     
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    I'm such a nerd girl for this stuff. Thanks for posting. :)
     
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    @LaserTilt
    You KNOW I always love your threads. The teacher in me may or may not want to kiss you right now. :flowers:
     
  10. Dan

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    Look at that... I always knew we were the center of it all.

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    Then again there is the Fermi Paradox.
    http://waitbutwhy.com/2014/05/fermi-paradox.html
    It's a theory that perhaps we are alone based upon we are either too advanced and intelligent for the universe or we are so dense we cannot yet interpret any potential signals from an alien culture.
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    If the sun was one big beach, we would be the equivalent of one grain of sand.
     
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    I think the odds are too great that there is other life out there. It's just too goddamned big!
     
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    The universe and everything it contains is incomprehensible in its enormity. You can stare at it, try to figure out the meaning of all that we can see and observe, let alone what lies beyond, and just end up in engaging in an exercise in futility. Our lifespans are measured in tens of years while the universe around us is billions of years old. We can speculate all we want as to its origins and ultimate end. But we'll never know.
    The answers we seek will require concepts yet undiscovered. Perhaps one day human evolution will allow us to develop to the point where we will have the required intelligence to unlock the mysteries of what surrounds us.
    The only certainty is that I won't be around to see it. Our days on earth will end without us ever knowing the true nature of the universe.
    Bummer...
     
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    Great thread to make one feel significant.
     
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  19. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    Well put. Scary stuff when you think about it.
     
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