The Universe From Here

Jun 3, 2020 · 4 min read

It is amazing that the universe we think is out there has been worked out solely from observations on and, more recently, around the Earth. The farthest we have ventured is to the edge of the Sun’s influence at the heliosphere and it is only now that human built instruments have made it to actual interstellar space. I think it is just staggering that what we have learned about space has come from meticulous observations by astronomers over the last few thousand years.

They have striven to piece together the puzzle of the cosmos and at each point thinking they have got it right.