Just How Big Is Our Universe?

The sheer vastness of the universe is incomprehensible to us. We simply cannot conceptualize size and space on such a scale. Take our solar system for example. It is rather humbling to look at a map and see earth, the largest thing we know, being dwarfed in comparison to Jupiter, and Jupiter being dwarfed in … Continue reading Just How Big Is Our Universe?

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Unsolicited Pleasures

It was my last week in Spain and I was in the midst of visiting all those places I had put off seeing since arriving there. Let me tell you that condensing fun into a tight and efficient schedule is the furthest thing from fun. When you live somewhere you don’t visit the local sights, … Continue reading Unsolicited Pleasures