Are you ready to have your mind blown? We are but a tiny speck in the universe, and sometimes it’s important to remind ourselves that so we can put petty things in perspective. These 34 facts about the universe will try and help you with this notion and you might learn a few cool things along the way. Here’s just one of the facts you may see on this list and think about it for a second. The Earth has an equatorial diameter of 7,926 miles. Sounds a lot right? Well the Milky Way’s is around 621,000,000,000,000,000 miles. What do you think about our ” big earth ” now? Studies have shown that sometimes taking the time to experience awe and feel small actually makes you feel happier and less stressed. Scroll these facts about the universe and see if you feel better by the end of this post.