A Gaze into the Void

Ever since the old Greek, humans has looked up into the night sky and tried to grasp what they were seeing. Some thought they saw fireflies stuck in the black canvas, others that every ancestor lived as a tiny light among many others.

Today we now better what the night lights are. As a popular character puts it...

I’ve always thought they were gigantic balls of gas burning billions of miles away!

Pumbaa

Even so the gigantic void filling up the distance to those far away worlds still fills us with awe and questions. Are we alone in this universe? What is outside the universe? Will we ever reach those stars? Are we even significant?