NASA shares incredible VIDEO showing the raw vastness of space
Not content with studying our own backyard, the agency has beamed back photos and videos from Mars thanks to its now-deceased rover, not to mention orbiting far-flung asteroids to try and understand the origins of the universe itself.
In an attempt to explain the vastness of their field of study, NASA helpfully put together a short explainer video showcasing the mindblowing scale of the Milky Way galaxy.
In the words of Douglas Adams— Chris Edward (@IAMChrisEdward) April 15, 2019
"Space is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly hugely mindbogglingly 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."
- The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
Nice to have a bit of perspective on a Monday, especially when the Game of Thrones season eight premiere is stealing the headlines.
Some were humbled by the video, while others were a little overwhelmed, to say the least.
It is very beautiful.☺️🌈✨— Hiromi Asakawa (@charanra) April 15, 2019
it’s insane that that’s just the milky way— owen hoge (@owenhoge) April 15, 2019
you...are stressing me tf out— Yeezus Banks (@liv_banks) April 15, 2019
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