The cosmos always fascinated me: clear nights filled with stars, shooting stars, and distant planets. I could spend hours allowing my imagination to run free. If it were possible to fly through the universe without a spacecraft, I’d be the first one in line.
While doing research on my book, I found nebulae quite fascinating with its gas and dust clouds, which form Nebulae, and why they appear hazy. There are no planets present.
The Hubble Space Craft has taken us into the cosmos, and it is through this medium that’s made it easier to imagine such wonders that lie in the greater unknown. How did the universe evolve? How long has it really been here? To some, the answers are simple because of the beliefs they hold dear. To others, not so simple. Needless to say, it has done quite well as a back drop for many fantasy films.
It has taken NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft 9.5 years to position itself to get close enough to Pluto to collect data. The spacecraft left Earth in January 2006.
How long do you think the cosmos has existed? How do you think it evolved? When do you believe time began?
I would love to know your perspective is on the subject.