Skip to comments.Magnifying the Universe: Move From Atoms to Galaxies in HD
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, youre 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 atoms proton nucleus, you will have zoomed in over 100,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000x! Unbelievable isnt it? Our universe really is immensely massive and surprisingly small.
(Excerpt) Read more at openculture.com ...
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.
This is fun to play with.
Bkmark, I don’t have flash on my phone
I found also it didn’t work in chrome, though it might be related to an extension I have installed. Opera handles it fine.
Thanks for sharing the link, that was pretty cool....
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....
Thanks colorado tanker, and to APoD members, a gratuitous ping, riiiight in your face! Oh, sorry.
“I’m stealing that immediately.” — F. Hinn
Hey, they got a photo of Uranus in it.
I really enjoy these things immensely. Thanks very much for posting this.
Naaahhh, that’s a brown dwarf...
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