Philosophy : 13.7: Cosmos And Culture Science asks big questions about the nature of the universe, the nature of the mind and what it means to be human. Understanding how to interpret the answers often takes us into the realm of philosophy, the underpinning of scientific exploration.

The plane of the Milky Way Galaxy, which we see edge-on from our perspective on Earth. The projection used in ESO's GigaGalaxy Zoom project gives the impression of looking at the Milky Way from the outside. Serge Brunier/ESO hide caption

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Step back in time: This is what 100 million years ago looked like, in a galaxy far, far away. ESO hide caption

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The Christmas Of Now: A Convergence Of Pasts

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