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The Scale of the Universe

Thanks to Thierry for pointing out this neat site to me:

http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/525347

It’s a very clever Flash animation comparing the sizes of everything from the quantum foam to the entire universe.  It gives a nice sense of perspective.  Cool music, too.

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  1. Thierry
    January 29, 2010 at 11:30 am

    Thank you noreligion the video are nice too (^_^)/
    I really can not imagine the size of the bigest star… it’s almost impossible to conceptualize (in my mind) such a thing.

    Noreligion… what a weird name, in a good way, i’m an agnostic by principle when it comes to the concept of a/something “creator”, and of course an atheist when it comes to any religion clearly man made… i’m checking your site now !lol!

  2. January 29, 2010 at 9:40 pm

    Hey, my sweet old mom gave me that name 🙂

  3. February 4, 2010 at 6:15 pm

    New grounds is pretty fun isn’t it? It’s one of my favorite sites. I’m a sucker for animation. This particular animation is really cool! I’m not going to pretend I understand it all (lol), but the detail is so intricate and over my comprehension, that it’s wonderful. Thanks for sharing.

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