This Is How Our Perception of the Universe Has Changed Over Time

Jan 4, 2016 at 5:35 pm |

What’s Out There?

flat Earth


Humankind is constantly evolving, and it often feels like every day there’s news of an invention of academic milestone that could very well change the way we see and understand the universe and, consequently, ourselves.

As theories of real time cosmology continue to expand (get it), so do our theories and representations about the universe itself. One artist’s depiction of the universe around us, carefully crafted to a logarithmic scale, is gaining a lot of traction this week, giving us a superhuman glimpse into what’s really out there, which made us wonder: what did we use to think the universe looked like?

From a belly button to infinity and beyond, our thoughts on the universe sure have changed.