Since most stars are millions of light years away, when we look into the night sky, we are seeing the past millions of years ago. amirite?

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Sharags avatar Sharag Yeah You Are +7Reply

Yep! You might find Carl Sagan's _Cosmos_ interesting. I'll bet it's all free on YouTube.

The stars we can see are much closer than that, like a few hundred/thousand light-years.

Some-Noname-idks avatar Some-Noname-idk Yeah You Are +4Reply

Look below and you're standing on your ancestor's stardust

sharmaji1301s avatar sharmaji1301 Yeah You Are +4Reply

Bro you are in highschool and just learned that didn't you? Same

Read ‘A Short History of Nearly Everything' by Bill Bryson

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