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Magnifying the Universe: Move From Atoms to Galaxies in HD
Open Culture (via Number Sleuth) ^ | 3-8-13 | Number Sleuth

Posted on 03/08/2013 11:24:27 AM PST by Dysart

Before you do anything else, click on the image above and then move little slider (along the bottom of the image) from left to right. Now watch the universe fly by, going from macro to micro. Pretty cool, no? Now read on:

This dynamic infographic comes to us via Number Sleuth, who describes their wonderful creation as follows:

This interactive infographic accurately illustrates the scale of over 100 items within the observable universe ranging from galaxies to insects, nebulae and stars to molecules and atoms. Numerous hot points along the zoom slider allow for direct access to planets, animals, the hydrogen atom and more. As you scroll, a handy dial spins to show you your present magnification level.

While other sites have tried to magnify the universe, no one else has done so with real photographs and 3D renderings….We hope you have a blast magnifying the universe, know that each time you zoom in a depth, you’re magnifying the universe 10x … and every time you zoom out, the bigger objects are 1/10th of their prior size. If you zoom from the biggest object, The Observable Universe, all the way down to the hydrogen atom’s proton nucleus, you will have zoomed in over 100,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000x! Unbelievable isn’t it? Our universe really is immensely massive and surprisingly small.

(Excerpt) Read more at openculture.com ...


TOPICS: Science
KEYWORDS: infographic; interactive; stringtheory; universe
Smashing interactive infograpahic at link.

Located beyond the Hydrogen's Atom Proton Nucleus in the micro scale, but not pictured due to its unobservable minuteness, is the brain of a typical leftist. Maths are being worked out by top scientists to include it in future models.

1 posted on 03/08/2013 11:24:27 AM PST by Dysart
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To: SunkenCiv

This is fun to play with.


2 posted on 03/08/2013 11:40:15 AM PST by colorado tanker
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To: Dysart
it's a
{null set}

3 posted on 03/08/2013 11:41:53 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income,tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: Dysart
but not pictured due to its unobservable
minuteness, is the brain of a typical leftist.
it's a {null set}

4 posted on 03/08/2013 11:44:01 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income,tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: Dysart

awesome


5 posted on 03/08/2013 11:58:19 AM PST by envisio (Its on like Donkey Kong!!)
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To: Dysart

Bkmark, I don’t have flash on my phone


6 posted on 03/08/2013 12:00:55 PM PST by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Obama is the Chicken Little of politics)
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin

I found also it didn’t work in chrome, though it might be related to an extension I have installed. Opera handles it fine.


7 posted on 03/08/2013 12:04:52 PM PST by Dysart
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To: Dysart

Thanks for sharing the link, that was pretty cool....


8 posted on 03/08/2013 12:13:27 PM PST by machman
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To: Dysart

BFL


9 posted on 03/08/2013 12:17:11 PM PST by NELSON111
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To: bk1000

Ping


10 posted on 03/08/2013 12:20:22 PM PST by bk1000 (A clear conscience is a sure sign of a poor memory)
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To: Dysart

bttt


11 posted on 03/08/2013 12:21:48 PM PST by tang-soo (Prophecy of the Seventy Weeks - Read Daniel Chapter 9)
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To: Dysart

Pretty cool - reminds me of the opening to Jodie Foster’s “Contact”, where we leave Earth and fly out through the planets and the universe while we hear all the radio signals from present day on back through the earliest morse code trials and beyond...good stuff....


12 posted on 03/08/2013 12:29:10 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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To: colorado tanker
This is fun to play with.


13 posted on 03/08/2013 12:47:06 PM PST by JRios1968 (I'm guttery and trashy, with a hint of lemon. - Laz)
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To: JRios1968

LOL!


14 posted on 03/08/2013 2:44:46 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: colorado tanker; Jet Jaguar; SGCOS; doorgunner69; JoeDetweiler; left that other site; dfwgator; ...

Thanks colorado tanker, and to APoD members, a gratuitous ping, riiiight in your face! Oh, sorry.


15 posted on 03/08/2013 3:38:38 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: JRios1968

“I’m stealing that immediately.” — F. Hinn


16 posted on 03/08/2013 3:39:35 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: 6SJ7; AdmSmith; AFPhys; Arkinsaw; allmost; aristotleman; autumnraine; Beowulf; Bones75; BroJoeK; ...

Bozo-Einstein Condensate Ping List

Bozo Einstein
(actually, it's the String Theory Ping List)

17 posted on 03/08/2013 3:41:55 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Hey, they got a photo of Uranus in it.


18 posted on 03/08/2013 4:26:57 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Dysart

I really enjoy these things immensely. Thanks very much for posting this.


19 posted on 03/08/2013 5:23:43 PM PST by lbryce (BHO:"Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds by way Oppenheiner at Trinity NM)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Naaahhh, that’s a brown dwarf...


20 posted on 03/08/2013 6:09:58 PM PST by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable tyranny.)
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To: null and void
Naaahhh, that’s a brown dwarf...


21 posted on 03/08/2013 8:27:57 PM PST by JRios1968 (I'm guttery and trashy, with a hint of lemon. - Laz)
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To: null and void

Did you ever pass a brown dwarf through Uranus ?


22 posted on 03/08/2013 9:05:37 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Awwww, Mongo straight.


23 posted on 03/08/2013 9:07:05 PM PST by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable tyranny.)
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