The Scale of the Universe

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Here’s a nice little animation which attempts to illustrate the vast scales involved across the universe.

Start by scrolling the control all the way to the left, and enjoy the nice journey from small to big, to the sound of some calming music.

As Douglas Adams wrote: Space is big; really big.

Click on this link to fire it up: The Scale of the Universe 2.

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2 thoughts on “The Scale of the Universe

    @blamer said:
    July 9, 2012 at 2:30 pm

    The most amazing thing I’ve seen online for quite some time.

      rationalbrain said:
      July 9, 2012 at 2:50 pm

      Yes, it’s quite a journey. I was surprised by the vast ‘desert’ between the planck length and the size of the neutrino.
      They’ll need to update it now though to put the Higgs in!

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