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Imagining a Small Universe: So… Where Do You Put Two Trillion Galaxies? — 4 Comments

  1. There are many internet references to the 1977 video “Powers of Ten” that dimensionally places us in the logarithmic middle of the universe. Also remember the chemistry mole contain 6×10^23 entities, that can fit in the palm of your hand.

  2. A bit of “bah-humbugging” from a fellow blogger:

    How do we make sense of a universe that
    contains over two trillion galaxies?…
    In a universe so vast that it can contain
    more than two trillion galaxies, why do I,
    in my smallness, even matter?

    Two trillion make no difference here: even the naked eye shows that the universe is huge beyond our comprehension — see “We Have Always Been Tiny”:

    http://www.vofoundation.org/blog/we-have-always-been-tiny/

  3. Pingback: 27 December: Big is Small. | agnellusmirror

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