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3 arguments that suggest that the universe is actually quite small

One day, in fact, every human might be able to fit the universe in their pocket

First of all, let’s get this out of the way — at first glance, the universe is impossibly, and inconceivably big.

And it is — take this image:

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The Hubble Ultra Deep Field




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