If you put your hand up in the night, away from L.A., and look at a dark spot of the sky the size of a dime—with a large enough telescope, you could see 100,000 galaxies there.

Stars explode once every 100 years per galaxy. So in that little region with 100,000 galaxies, on a given night you’ll see ten stars explode.

The universe is huge, and old, and rare things happen all the time.

Lawrence Krauss

minute 17:30 of this lecture

About isomorphismes

Argonaut: someone engaged in a dangerous but potentially rewarding adventure.
Quote | This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s