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We are here (and here is much smaller than you ever dreamed)

It's easy to forget that we're all standing on a rock that's flying through space as part of a collection of rocks and other heavenly bodies that are interacting and also flying through space as part of a huge network of galaxies that are, you guessed it, flying through space.

Scientists have found that the Milky Way is part of a supercluster of galaxies that they named Laniakea, which is Hawaiian for "immeasurable heaven." You can take a quick tour through these new models of what is effectively all of existence around us in the video below.

Just a quick reminder that existence is a pretty overwhelming, beautiful thing for your Friday morning.

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