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Universe

Voltaire quote Feat

A quote by François-Marie Arouet (1694 – 1778), known by his nom de plume Voltaire.

A question that is being raised again and again is, “Are we the only living things in the universe?” The Fermi Paradox explained in simple terms in this animated video.

Osho's hands

Osho states, “You may not be aware, but within the last hundred years scientists have discovered that there must be at least fifty thousand planets in the universe on which there may be life.”

Article 50 (last of the series): As far as we know, it is for the first time in the 13,8 billion years of the history of our universe, that through a Life’s form the Universe is becoming aware of itself and we are that Life’s form.

Possible new star constellation

Article 47: It may take a couple of ‘weeks’, but there will be a new glacial period, Betelgeuse will explode in a supernova, the coral reef ecosystems will recover and the widening East African Rift valley will be flooded by the Red Sea.

Nuclear fusion

Part 10: And the gold and the silver in the ring around your finger or in your neckless, have also been ‘cooked’ in a supernova explosion.

Matter 2

Part 9: Almost 99% of the mass of the human body is made up of six elements: oxygen, carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, calcium and phosphorus: they are all ‘cooked’ in the stars!

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Part 6: From a few millionths of a second after the Big Bang onwards, the chronology of the development of the universe is being studied, understood and mapped by modern physics.

Big Bang

Part 4: The Big Bang theory is the prevailing cosmological model of the birth and the expansion of the universe. However, it still is a challenge to modern cosmology to understand that very first ‘lilliputian moment’ of birth.

Universe 1

Part 3: Homo sapiens has produced a great diversity of wonderful guesswork about the birth of the universe. Or has the universe no distinct starting point? Has each beginning another beginning?

Planet Earth Feat

Part 2. Photographed from a far away vantage point, the Earth might not seem of any particular interest. But for us, it’s different. That pale blue dot, that’s here, that’s us, that’s home.

Glossopteris

Part 1: Like messages in a bottle, stones can tell us wonderful stories. They whisper of the mysteries of deep time and deep space and introduce us into our own Big History.

In 1996, directing the Hubble space telescope to a point in the sky that seemed utterly empty, close to the Big Dipper, resulted in the discovery of the light of over 3000 galaxies, each one containing hundreds of billions of stars.