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Even more insignificant that we thought

Just occasionally – as the world confronts reality on a daily basis as regards international political crises, climate change, mass shootings in the United States and whether fat people should get a grip and admit they eat too much and don’t exercise enough – we are reminded of the fact that we exist on a speck of dust in a single minor galaxy among hundreds of billions.

Here’s a report by Andrew Griffin upon the recent discovery by scientists of hundreds of galaxies etc. that were previously suspected but completely unobserved which appears today upon the website of – THE INDEPENDENT

About Lavinia Thompson

A university lecturer for many years, both at home and abroad, Lavinia Thompson retired in 2008 and has since taken up freelance journalism. She is currently studying for a distant learning degree in geo-political science and lives in Norwich with her partner. More Posts