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Happy Astronomy Day!

By on Oct 20, 2012 in List Post | 0 comments

Welcome to BrownSpaceMan!   Hello space travellers and citizens alike. Today is Astronomy day! What a great day to celebrate the love of astronomy between astronomers and the public. I fell in love with astronomy through the father of astronomy himself. Carl Sagan. I thank him for unlocking my passion for truth, the universe, and life as we know it. Here are a few crazy facts that astronomers have uncovered that will humble you.   5 Interesting Facts About Astronomy 1) We all know that the universe is really really really really really big. Unimaginably big. What we didn’t know is that we hardly even take up any space. I’m not talking about the Milky Way. I’m talking about matter. Here’s what I mean:   We don’t fully understand what dark energy is nor dark matter and that takes up most of the universe. Unbelievable.   2) If you were to...