The Discovery Of Space Exploration

1866 WordsNov 29, 20168 Pages
At a young age, many of us have looked up to the night sky wondering what lies beyond the limits of what can be seen from Earth. In earlier centuries, all that was known to man was the Earth, its satellite, which is the moon, the sun, and the stars that sparkled in the night sky. As time progressed, astronomers began discovering more planets, which then expanded into discovering that earth is a part of one of the many solar systems within our own galaxy, and eventually we discovered billions of other galaxies that exist containing their own solar systems. The universe is no doubt one of the most beautiful creations that is able to be seen. Mankind have started taking things one step further by traveling into space. It is no mystery that the universe is vast, having no end to its expansion, which unfortunately is a problem. Moreover, this is a problem that is desisting the progression of space exploration by humans which could lead to the discovery of extra-terrestrials, an earth-like planet, or even new discoveries that could improve our everyday life. The only viable solution to travel the vast distances of the universe is by expanding our research and knowledge of black holes. Before diving into the origins of black holes and what they are, it is necessary to accurately define the true distance of our own universe in order to make it comprehensible. According to a former science writer for the New York Times, Lee Dye, the Milky Way, our galaxy, is about 100,000 light
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