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Author Topic: putting things in perspective, it's awesome  (Read 373 times)

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Offline auroraChloeTopic starter

putting things in perspective, it's awesome
« on: November 05, 2012, 09:51:18 AM »
1.  click the link, 2.  click 'start', 3.  zoom in & out at your leisure



Offline Aiden

Re: putting things in perspective, it's awesome
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2012, 10:22:56 AM »
That shit is pretty crazy, I kept zooming out and out and learned of stuff I didn't even know existed and this was just a quick peek, I need to check it out when i have more time.

Offline auroraChloeTopic starter

Re: putting things in perspective, it's awesome
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2012, 10:48:44 AM »
the scale itself is awe inspiring. 

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Re: putting things in perspective, it's awesome
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2012, 10:58:04 AM »
Is that the one where it shows that Minecraft is about as large as Neptune?

Offline auroraChloeTopic starter

Re: putting things in perspective, it's awesome
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2012, 11:08:02 AM »
Is that the one where it shows that Minecraft is about as large as Neptune?


lol.  i didn't even see minecraft in there, but i could have missed it.   :P


haha.. just checked.. it is!   XD

Offline Moraline

Re: putting things in perspective, it's awesome
« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2012, 01:00:41 PM »
Brilliant. Thanks for the link.

Offline Starlequin

Re: putting things in perspective, it's awesome
« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2012, 06:22:34 PM »
It's cool to just have (heh, some of)  that in your head, but to actually see graphical representations...mind blowing. Thanks for the link, Chloe!

Offline Shjade

Re: putting things in perspective, it's awesome
« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2012, 06:51:40 PM »
I had no idea earthworms got that big. o.o

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Re: putting things in perspective, it's awesome
« Reply #8 on: November 05, 2012, 08:22:41 PM »
I think everything's bigger in Australia.

Offline Koren

Re: putting things in perspective, it's awesome
« Reply #9 on: November 05, 2012, 09:44:18 PM »
That is fucking insane to think about. Once you get beyond the milkyway I didn't know much about scale beyond that but its quite incredible to look at and read about, especially the idea that the width of hair is smaller then a human egg. For some reason I find that very strange