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Adorable Animation Illustrates The Size Of The Universe Without Making You Feel Small And Insignificant (Much)

Okay no, just kidding, we are all small and insignificant.

The universe is gigantic and constantly expanding, and that very concept kind of terrifies us and hurts out brains simultaneously. Instead of trying to imagine how tiny we are by yourself, let Liz – an astronomer from the Royal Observatory Greenwich – and her excellent accent explain it to you with super-cute animation by Beakus.

Now I need to send a text to Andromeda, BRB.

(via Laughing Squid, image via Vimeo)

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Sam Maggs is a writer and televisioner, currently hailing from the Kingdom of the North (Toronto). Her first book, THE FANGIRL'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY will be out soon from Quirk Books. Sam’s parents saw Star Wars: A New Hope 24 times when it first came out, so none of this is really her fault.