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    Scale of the Universe

    For you science lovers out there, this is pretty awesome, and mind-blowing:

    Scale of Universe - Interactive Scale of the Universe Tool


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    Re: Scale of the Universe

    That is awesome. it is almost scary to think how small of a part we are of the universe.

    Maybe Horton Hears a Who is onto something.



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    Re: Scale of the Universe

    I like how they make sure to differentiate between a scrambled Rubik's cube and a solved one.


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    Re: Scale of the Universe

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    I like how they make sure to differentiate between a scrambled Rubik's cube and a solved one.
    Yes, that was a nice touch.


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    Re: Scale of the Universe

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    I like how they make sure to differentiate between a scrambled Rubik's cube and a solved one.
    I object to HOW they scrambled that Rubik's cube - it's impossible to scramble it they way they did without taking the stickers off, and it's unsolvable the way they have it shown (yellow and white are on the opposite sides of the cube, so it cannot share an edge).


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    Re: Scale of the Universe

    Quote Originally Posted by FarminCy View Post
    That is awesome. it is almost scary to think how small of a part we are of the universe.

    Maybe Horton Hears a Who is onto something.
    I'm not sure scary is the right word but it does make you realize how insignifigant we are.



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    Scale of Universe- Interactive tool

    Had this sent on to me in an email from a buddy of mine. Just goes to show how small and insignificant we all are.

    Scale of Universe - Interactive Scale of the Universe Tool



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    Re: Scale of the Universe

    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    For you science lovers out there, this is pretty awesome, and mind-blowing:

    Scale of Universe - Interactive Scale of the Universe Tool
    I love the quote at the end "We're probably not the center of the universe."



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    Re: Scale of the Universe

    Quote Originally Posted by SouthJerseyCy View Post
    I love the quote at the end "We're probably not the center of the universe."
    Hmmm, better not say that in Iowa City, Lincoln, NE, or South Bend.



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    Re: Scale of the Universe

    Quote Originally Posted by FarminCy View Post
    That is awesome. it is almost scary to think how small of a part we are of the universe.

    Maybe Horton Hears a Who is onto something.
    Or that conference realignment is not huge in the scale of the universe.

    By the way, it is no longer the Sears Tower, it's the Willis Tower.


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    Re: Scale of the Universe

    The drawing of the ant is awesome.


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    Re: Scale of the Universe

    Nice find!



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    Re: Scale of the Universe

    Wow, the intricacy and balance of life and existence in the universe is astounding! Intelligent design indeed!!



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    Re: Scale of the Universe

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    Or that conference realignment is not huge in the scale of the universe.

    By the way, it is no longer the Sears Tower, it's the Willis Tower.
    I saw that, too, but figured that to some, it'll always be Sears Tower. Same with:
    • Skydome
    • Pluto (as a planet)
    • Anaheim Angels. Period.
    • Elwood Ave.


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    Re: Scale of the Universe

    Quote Originally Posted by Naughtius View Post
    I saw that, too, but figured that to some, it'll always be Sears Tower. Same with:
    • Skydome
    • Pluto (as a planet)
    • Anaheim Angels. Period.
    • Elwood Ave.
    Don't say that. It still is Elwood!



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