• Question: Why do you like space? I like space because I think it's so cool to think that we are nothing but a speck.

    Asked by 925xygg26 to Mark on 17 Nov 2016.
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      Mark Kennedy answered on 17 Nov 2016:

      I like space because it’s just so vast, and has some many unexplored, amazing things happening in it.

      For example, there are events called Fast Radio Bursts that we see using radio telescopes in the night sky – and we have no idea what causes them! And also, when you think of what the Universe is made up of, everything we can see is only 4.6% of the total make up of the Universe. The rest is dark matter and dark energy, and we don’t even know what that stuff really is!!!!

      Also, space is very pretty: