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Our Place in the Universe

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Length: 41 pages30 minutes

Summary

This book tells the story of our universe and how humanity fits into the grand cosmic scheme.

Einstein said: "The most incomprehensible thing about our universe is that it is comprehensible." We humans claim to understand what lies beyond the most distant stars, what happened billions of years ago, and what will happen in the remote future.

We will explore the most important things that science has discovered about our universe Then we will examine the remarkable way in which humanity fits into the grand scheme of existence.

Some of the topics covered are:

What is "Our Universe" ?
How Large, How Old ?
How Much Does Our Universe Contain ?
What is Everything Made Of ?
What Are We Made Of ?
Where Are We ?
Why Earth is Special

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