“Just imagine what it would be like to gaze up at the sky as Andromeda approached. The sky would be ablaze with the light of hundreds of billions of suns, and the imminent collision would provide the energy to generate the births of hundreds of millions more. What a magnificent sight it would be.”
Professor Brian Cox. Wonders of the Universe - Falling.
“But that doesn’t make us insignificant, because we are the cosmos made conscious. Life is the means by which the universe understands itself. And for me, our true significance lies in our ability and our desire to understand and explore this beautiful universe.”