counting galaxies, galaxies, outer space, theory of general relativity

Putting the Theory of Special Relativity Into Practice, by Counting Galaxies

Scientists who study the cosmos have a favorite philosophy known as the “mediocrity principle,” which, in essence, suggests that there’s really nothing special about Earth, the Sun, or the Milky Way galaxy compared to the rest of the universe. Now, new research from CU Boulder adds yet another piece of evidence to the case for ...

Troy Oakes

The Milky Way galaxy behind Earth.