If you are intrigued by the sheer gargantuan extent of the universe, this fascinating animation of the universe will blow your mind!
According to NASA:
What does the universe look like on small scales? On large scales? Humanity is discovering that the universe is a very different place on every proportion that has been explored. For example, so far as we know, every tiny proton is exactly the same, but every huge galaxy is different. On more familiar scales, a small glass table top to a human is a vast plane of strange smoothness to a dust mite -- possibly speckled with cell boulders.
Directly scaled compared to well known places and landmarks versus celestial objects, this mesmerising flash animation is truly awe inspiring. It justly puts it into prospective how small we really are.
Not all scale lengths are well explored -- what happens to the smallest mist droplets you sneeze, for example, is a topic of active research -- and possibly useful to know to help stop Read More