Where Is the Center of the Universe?


This seems like it should be a simple question: Where is the center of the universe? But as Varoujan Gorjian of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory explains in this video from the Spitzer Science Center, this question doesn't have an easy answer. Looking out from Earth, it appears that we're sitting at the center, but is this true? Watch the video to find out.

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