We Know in Part

Via Facebook. A scientific reminder of our limits human perspective on existence. The title of the post alludes to 1 Corinthians 13.

 

  • Pseudonym

    That is a reference to Pink Floyd, right?

    • Beau Quilter

      No. Protagoras (480-411 B.C.)

      • Pseudonym

        I was referring to the “all you hear and all you see” part.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/David-Evans/100000619020207 David Evans

    “A scientific reminder of our limits human perspective on existence”

    I would say rather, a reminder of the limits of our unaided senses. With radio telescopes and other instruments we have explored much more of the spectrum than we can sense directly, thus greatly widening our human perspective.

    • Beau Quilter

      Excellent point. If the tiny bar on this graph were truly the limits of our perspective, how did know know enough to create the rest of the graph?