“It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see.” –Winston Churchill
There’s plenty to learn about, to see and to discover when we look out at the Universe today. From the leftover glow from the Big Bang in the microwave to the hundreds of billions of galaxies and the tremendous variety of stars in our galaxy and others, there’s no shortage of mysteries to solve and curiosities to uncover.
But what if we, instead, came about in this Universe 100 billion years from now? How would we perceive our Universe differently, and would we potentially reach different conclusions depending on what was (or wasn’t) accessible to us?
The differences are shocking, but maybe more shocking is what we’d conclude about our cosmic origins! Go read the whole thing.