23 Amazing Fact About Universe


The universe is the space that we live in today. The size of the universe is still on debate, unlimited or endless, still a big mystery. Until now scientists are constantly searching to find out all the intricacies of the Universe from the first formed to what will happen at the end of the universe. With today's technology, scientists have solved some of the mysteries of our predecessor scientists. Here are some interesting facts of the universe that can be used for reference and add your insight into the world you live in today.

1 | The beginning of universe size is just the size of a marble called a singularity. Then explode colossally, called Big Bang that happens 13.7 billion years ago.

2 | The universe expands. Until now it continues to expand with an acceleration of 241,015 km/h per megaparsec.

3 | Seeing stars is similar to looking at the past. Because the light takes time to reach your eyes. With a speed of 299,792,458 m per second.

4 | Sunlight takes 8 minutes 17 seconds to reach the earth, this means you see the sun 8 minutes 17 seconds ago.

5 | Time is not absolute. According to Einstein's theory of relativity, this is called time dilation. The clock on the moving observer will slow down to the static observer.

6 | The universe is flat, when viewed on a large scale through microwave and space-time theory, forms the universe is flat.

7 | The main ingredients of the universe are 72 percent dark energy, 23 percent dark matter and 4.6 percent atoms.

8 | We live in the Milky Way Galaxy. On the edge of the galactic arm.

9 | The Milky Way Galaxy is one of the billions of galaxies in the universe.

10 | Based on observations of the Hubble Deep Field telescope, there are 100-200 billion galaxies scattered in the universe.

11 | The galaxy contains about 100-400 billion stars with various sizes.

12 | Milky galaxy contains at least about 100 billion planets.

13 | If in total, the estimated planet in the universe is about 10,000 billion planets.

14 | Black holes are objects in space that have a supergravity that can pull everything including light.

15 | There are supermassive black holes at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy, but our reach is still far away and it takes billions of years to swallow the solar system.

16 | The universe has no center and no end. Because according to Einstein's theory of relativity, the curvature of all time spaces is an endless curve.

17 | If you enter into the black hole your body will stretch like spaghetti.

18 | Not only on earth that have a living thing, NASA has discovered the fossil of microscopic life on Mars rocks.

19 | The biggest star in the known universe is UY Scuti. Its volume is equivalent to 5 billion suns.

20 | The largest mountain in our solar system is on the planet Mars, named Olympus with a height of 4 times Mount Everest.

21 | The most distant satellites ever sent humans into space is Voyager 1, until this post published Voyager 1 has reached 20,607,751,000 KM from Earth.

22 | One day our Galaxy will collide with the Andromeda galaxy.

23 | Atoms are not the smallest matter in the universe but some more smaller and can't split anymore. The string theory, says that all particles are composed of string that have only two dimensions.

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