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The Size of the Universe

How to conceptualize the size of the universe?  I think we find it so hard to do it because astronomical numbers dwarf anything we use in day to day life and on some level, our brains can’t process them.  It’s like trying to visualize the national debt.  What’s a couple more zeros here and there […] Continue reading

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The Great Wall

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A picture of the Great Wall from when I studied abroad in China.  Unfortunately, it actually cannot be seen from space.  Sorry to anyone whose dream I may have crushed…, htt… Continue reading

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