You ARE the Universe.You are not IN the Universe, you ARE the Universe; An intrinsic part of it. Ultimately you are not a person, but a focal point where the Universe is becoming conscious of itself. What an amazing miracle.
Nearly 14 billion years ago, due to a random fluctuation in a completely empty void, a universe exploded into existence. Scientists call this the Big Bang theory for the origin of the universe. But there are other theories .
The universe is a wondrous place. The first point is catchy, but not strictly correct. Complex atoms that constitute part of your substance had to be created in late-stage stellar collapse, sometimes in stars several generations old.
Dark Energy Dark Matter The two largest pieces of the Universe that we know the least about, yet nothing less than the ultimate fate of the Universe will be determined by them. (Illustration: NASA/CXC/M.Weiss) The Universe in a Jelly Bean Jar