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  • Our Current Understanding of the Universe

    Our Current Understanding of the Universe

    Reading numerous books and articles that explain our current, scientific understanding of the Universe always leaves me with a significant amount of questions rather than actually satisfying my curiosity. I question how scientists are able to determine and prove all the facts they mention such as the chemical composition of the Sun or the exact distance between our Planet and the center of the Milky Way galaxy. But, even if I see the actual mathematical calculation on paper, I would not be smart enough to actually understand it. So where does that leave me? I am I trusting a bunch...

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