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It took 265,000 galaxies and one starry-eyed telescope to create this image

It took 265,000 galaxies and one starry-eyed telescope to create this image | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
The Hubble Legacy Field is the most comprehensive "history book" of galaxies ever. ​No image will surpass it until future telescopes are launched.
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Growing up, I was always told we are the only life in the universe. I guess the “universe” was limited to our solar system and that was difficult for them to absorb. Sadly, I know folks alive today that think we are the only life in the universe. They cannot seem to comprehend the reality. I cannot comprehend them.

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Every dot on this largest-ever 3-D map is a galaxy

Every dot on this largest-ever 3-D map is a galaxy | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
The 1.2 million galaxies represented in the map are still just a sliver of the universe.
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the only thing incomprehensible to me is those who think we are alone...   seriously

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How small are we in the scale of the universe? - Alex Hofeldt

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-small-are-we-in-the-scale-of-the-universe-alex-hofeldt In 1995, scientists pointed the Hubble Telescope a
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can the human mind handle this?  curiously, reference is made to "13 billion years ago" or simply a measure of time...  but that is our perception of reality - perhaps our measure of billions of years ago is someone else's today and now...  another discussion of the space and time continuum....

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