The Most Astounding Fact About The Universe?

When asked the above question, by a TIME magazine reporter, Astrophysicist Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson got very, very intensely sincere, maybe without even knowing this:

That he is describing, in poetry and clear eloquence, what has always been believed to be the key to all mysteries — “as above, so below.”

That is the phrase that comes from the beginning of The Emerald Tablet and embraces the entire system of traditional and modern magic which was inscribed upon the tablet in cryptic wording by Hermes Trismegistus.