Exploring Universe: Thomas Wright presents an alternate view of the Milky Way galaxy in cross section. Plates XXXI and XXXII show the universe filled with many systems like our own, each a star-filled shell surrounding its own "eye of Providence" - from A
Evidence strongly suggests that there was a beginning to our universe. If the universe did indeed have a beginning, by the simple logic of cause and effect, there had to be an agent – separate and apart from the effect – that caused it.
One of the most difficult and wonderful concepts to get our mind around space is the distances. We have over 100 billion stars in the Milky Way alone. The closest is so far it would take of years to get there on the fastest rocket.