29 January 2017

A supermassive black hole is really, really big

In the schematic image above, there is a little dot in the center for size compairson.

That's not the earth.   That's our entire solar system.
"Space is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly hugely mindbogglingly big it is. I mean you may think it’s a long way down the road to the chemist’s, but that’s just peanuts to space."
Discussed at the Space subreddit.


  1. More stars than grains of sand in all of earth's beaches...

  2. Thanks for the Douglas Adams reference. I need to remember that there are good and funny things in the world!


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