Monday, October 21, 2013

Interactive Tool to View the Scale of the Known Universe

Click the picture then click the Start button.

Posted before, but worth another go.




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  1. I saw that last year and it is fun and instructive to wander through. I was dumbfounded to find that it was done byJunior High twin brothers . So much for under-educated US kids!

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    1. BB, Yes sir, I've read some stories about some exceptional kids. High school kids and such. There was one who actually achieved cold fusion in the lab. I'll look it up for you if ya want.

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  2. reminds me of http://xkcd.com/482/ and http://xkcd.com/485/

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    1. Jez, not as much fun, but instructive. :)

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    1. Mustang, No I haven't. Very interesting how they can pick out the various elements using light filters and what that tells them about things. I've read recently where they are able to identify major elements in atmospheres of other planets they've been finding. Some smart folks.

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