astronomical distances

Why Astrophysicists Favor Non-SI Units for Measuring Astronomical Distances?

Introduction: Imagine trying to measure the distance across a whole city with a ruler…impossible, right? Well, the universe is millions of light-years wider than even the biggest city, with stars, galaxies, and black holes spread out far, far beyond our imagination. Scientists who study this vast expanse, called astrophysicists, need special tools to measure these…

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