Humans have been studying the stars for thousands of years, but astrophysicist Juna Kollmeier is on a special mission: appointing the most detailed 3-D planneds of the universe ever built. Journey across the cosmos as she shares her team’s work on the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, imaging hundreds of thousands of hotshots, black hole and galaxies in exceptional item. If we maintain our speed, she says, we can map every large galaxy in the recognizable world by 2060. “We’ve gone from formatting clamshells to general relativity in a few thousand years, ” she says. “If we hang in 40 more, we can map all the galaxies.”
Read more: ted.com.