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The Next 209 Seconds Will Make You Question Your Entire Existence

TaylorAHumphreyJan 2, 2015, 10:49:12 PM

If 209 seconds of interplanetary fun wasn't quite enough for you, embark on an astounding journey across 100,000 light-years to witness key moments in the history of the Milky Way. Using cutting-edge science, National Geographic constructs a 3-D state-of-the-art CGI model of our galaxy. Gaze into the heart of the Milky Way on the hunt for super-massive black holes. Witness as stars are born and die. Fly out and above the plane of our galaxy to understand its true shape and scour its dusty spiral arms for the possibility of life.

Behold, the pale blue dot! In this eye-opening video, you will see our home, Earth, in comparison to neighboring planets, stars, and galaxies. This really puts things in perspective: