Wednesday, 29 May 2019


Universe | ˈjuːnɪvəːs | noun
1 (The universe) all existing matter and space considered as a whole; the cosmos. The universe is believed to be at least 10 billion light years in diameter and contains a vast number of galaxies; it has been expanding since its creation in the Big Bang about 13 billion years ago.
2 A particular sphere of activity or experience: The front parlour was the hub of her universe.
3 (Logic also universe of discourse) another term for universal set.
Late Middle English: from Old French univers or Latin universum, neuter of universus ‘combined into one, whole’, from uni- ‘one’ + versus ‘turned’ (past participle of vertere).

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  1. I always feel so small and insignificant when I see such crowds of stars in the sky. Love your image.