10 Incredible Facts About The Galaxy

Everybody has a different definition for the word “home.” For some, it’s the house they live in. Looking from a wider perspective home is the planet Earth. But like an earthworm in a soccer field, we really live in something much larger than any of those, something so vast it’s impossible to comprehend in any meaningful sense. And we’re not even talking about anything as grandiose as the universe—we just mean the Milky Way, our own little puff of dust amid the infinite sandstorm of known reality. Our galactic home.

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Floating round our galaxy are billions of stars, thousands of alien societies, and liters of er… alcohol.

Watch the video to find out more incredible discoveries about the Milky Way.

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