It’s a shame we don’t hear more about the quest to understand the universe around us.
For instance, did you know there was a satellite cruising around the sun, mapping the stars?
The European Space Agency launched a spacecraft back in 2013 to do just that.
Using a billion-pixel camera and two telescopes, Gaia has produced a one-of-a-kind space cartography wonder…the map of the heavens that reveals the placement of a billion stars.*
Think about that for a moment…
A billion stars.
It’s crazy to think that out of that many bodies out there in space, we’re the only inhabited rock.
What do you think, are we alone in the universe, or is the day coming that visitors from elsewhere in space come knocking at our door?
*You can find the full article here
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