"We're trapped in our pocket of the universe."

Just how far we can go in space


Sat, May 14th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

In their latest video, Kurzgesagt explains (in a nutshell) that even if we become capable of space travel, we may only be able to travel to 0.00000000001% of the observable universe — basically just to those 54 galaxies that belong to the Local Group. Meanwhile, the rest of the universe continues to rapidly move away from us and will eventually disappear from sight.



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