21 Pictures That Will Make You Question Your Existence

21 Pictures That Will Make You Question Your Existence

December 26, 2015

As humans, we ascribe a lot of self-importance because we only know about ourselves. Attributes such as humility and sincerity are starting to lose their prominence because we suddenly feel privileged. Sometimes we forget how small we really are in the grand scheme of things. Here are 21 jaw-dropping reminders of how insignificant we are.

FIRST, WE HAVE TO START OFF WITH YOU:

THIS IS WHAT YOU LOOK LIKE FROM AN ALTITUDE OF 30,000 FEET:

WHAT YOU LOOK LIKE FROM 100,000 FEET:

FELIX BAUMGARTNER JUMPING OUT A CAPSULE FROM THE STRATOSPHERE, 127,852 FEET FROM EARTH.

FEELING KIND OF SMALL? WHAT ABOUT YOU FROM 230,000 MILES AWAY?

THIS IS HOW SMALL WE ARE COMPARED TO THE SUN. 

REALLY SMALL, RIGHT? WELL, THAT'S ONLY THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG BECAUSE LOOK HOW SMALL WE ARE IN OUR OWN GALAXY...

REALLY, IT'S ABOUT PERSPECTIVE...AND SOMETIMES WE JUST NEED THAT.

 

THIS IS ROSETTA'S COMET. REMEMBER HOW WE RECENTLY LANDED A PROBE ON IT? THIS IS WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE COMPARED TO LOS ANGELES:

 

IF YOU WANT TO BE HUMBLED THEN WATCH CARL SAGAN'S VIDEO APTLY NAMED, "THE PALE BLUE DOT." 

 

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU REPLACE THE MOON WITH JUPITER:

HERE'S A PICTURE SHOWING US WHAT WE LOOK LIKE OUT IN SPACE:

SOMETIMES MATH. JUST MATH:

A VIEW...50 MILLION LIGHT YEARS AWAY:

VENUS UP CLOSE...

SUN UP CLOSE WHILE ERUPTING!

FORMATION OF STARS

EVER WONDER WHERE WE'LL GO IF EARTH DIES? 

HERE'S A PICTURE OF A BILLION STARS IN THE MILKY WAY

WHAT 30 DORADUS, A PROLIFIC STAR-MAKING REGION WITH THE BIGGEST KNOWN STARS, LOOKS LIKE:

AND, FINALLY, THERE ARE BLACK HOLES...

BUT, TO MAKE YOU FEEL BETTER, HERE'S AN AMENDMENT: 

 



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