universe. .. On September rrd, 2003 FFA the Hubble Space Telescope began pointing its camera at a small area in the night sky. The area, about a tenth the size
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On September rrd, 2003 FFA
the Hubble Space Telescope
began pointing its camera at
a small area in the night sky.
The area, about a tenth the size
of the full moon, appeared to be
complete blackness with no
stars visible to the naked eye.
Hubble kept its camera pointed
there for over 4 months, taking
in all the light t could.
This is what Hubble saw...
Each dot in this/ image is an entire galaxy.
Each up to, 1 trillion stars.
Each star may have a system of planets.
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All from what looked like NOTHING!
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User avatar #32 - therealdiscord (06/22/2013) [+] (80 replies)
And some people still doubt the existence of extraterrestrial life...
#61 - dudeimlikeadude (06/22/2013) [+] (3 replies)
I expected it to say "But can Hubble see why kids love cinnamon toast crunch?"
#6 - doctorcolonel (06/22/2013) [+] (2 replies)
How I feel now.
#341 - thype (06/23/2013) [-]
#20 - antigravitycake (06/22/2013) [+] (28 replies)
shame theres no way of instantly teleporting. we are going to die all alone as a species unless someone finds the mass relay in our system/
User avatar #28 - davisdamen (06/22/2013) [+] (20 replies)
ok, i'm hoping there's some science people looking at this
could someone tell me what exactly a light-year is?
i assume it's exactly what it sounds like, the distance light would travel in 1 year
is that right or am i an uneducated **** ?
#31 to #28 - westpphi (06/22/2013) [-]
turns out, you're not as uneducated as you might think. it's exactly that. since the speed of light is constant at all times its a very precice measuring method.
#85 - beddeb (06/22/2013) [+] (3 replies)
and out of all that giant 						*******					 space, I'm still here, on FunnyJunk, without a girlfriend, or a future. LIIFFEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
and out of all that giant ******* space, I'm still here, on FunnyJunk, without a girlfriend, or a future. LIIFFEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
#267 - filipnocd (06/23/2013) [+] (1 reply)
Too bad the universe can't compare to the size of your mom.
#332 - potatophucker (06/23/2013) [-]
"Saying there's no extraterrestrial life in space is like filling a cup with ocean water and saying whales don't exist."   
                                                  -Willem Dafoe   
   
   
Not really.
"Saying there's no extraterrestrial life in space is like filling a cup with ocean water and saying whales don't exist."
-Willem Dafoe


Not really.
#100 - MasterManiac (06/22/2013) [+] (9 replies)
It's posts like these that make me realise how small and insignificant we all are. There are billions of galaxies out there aside from our own, and the saddest thing is that the closest we'll ever get to exploring them is through photographs like this. Even with these photos, we are only seeing what the galaxies looked like 10 billion years ago. Hell, they could be long gone by now if you consider the theory of universal contraction, or they could be even more billions of miles away from us if we consider instead universal exapnsion. What is for certain is that we as a civilisation will never be able to explore the reaches of this universe, and experience the beautiful scenery at every single one of these stars, and maybe even interact with some alternate life forms. And all this exists within just our own universe, but we will never understand what lies outside its furthest reaches, where it expands to and how many more there are just like it. Kind of sad really.
#81 - flamingbattletoad (06/22/2013) [-]
You lost your thumb at "lol grab a snickers"
You lost your thumb at "lol grab a snickers"
#235 - gamechap (06/23/2013) [+] (1 reply)
#278 - UNIQUELOL (06/23/2013) [-]
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#94 - nsfwlolzor (06/22/2013) [+] (1 reply)
Yet we're alive. And speculating about other life forms somewhere else. God damn life is so weird sometimes.
#148 - xsap (06/23/2013) [+] (12 replies)
in other news, i finally managed to put a rocket in the earths orbit in kerbal space program


god this game is hard
#342 - ritzrules (06/23/2013) [+] (1 reply)
#363 - theblondefetus (06/23/2013) [+] (10 replies)
If anyone can see something like this and still think that Earth is the only planet in the universe supporting intelligent life, they're probably retarded.
#179 - ofmiceandmen (06/23/2013) [+] (3 replies)
I've thought long and hard about this kind of stuff. The urge I feel to know what's out there and to see it with my own two eyes is overwhelming. Unbearable at times. I want to witness a star go supernova. I want to see the birth of a star. I want to stand on other planets and look around at my surroundings and explore and understand that strange alien world. I want to be able to see what all types of aliens out there look like for my own. I just know that there is an unimaginable amount of beauty in all that vast blackness to be seen. Sadly, I will never get to see it.
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