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The Scale of the Universe

The Scale of the Universe
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“The Scale Of The Universe 2″ Animation Made By 14-Year-Olds Is Mind Blowing The "Scale Of The Universe 2" is an awesome Flash animation packed with info. *UPDATE: Cary Huang, creator of “Scale Of The Universe 2″, answers some questions for the Hub. See his comments below. An interactive Flash animation titled “Scale Of The Universe 2“, covering everything in the universe from the fabric of space-time to the estimated size of the universe, was posted earlier this year, and it is awesome. While it is an incredible personal feat for the twins, the animation is also a testament to the creative and educational possibilities afforded by modern technology, and all the implications that that means for parents, educators, and publishers. To get a sense of how cool “Scale Of The Universe 2″ is, check out the YouTube video that shows off the animation: Now, the size of things has been a topic of interest throughout human history, as even the Greek philosophers Democritus imagined such a thing as an atom in 460 B.C. But it was time for the power of the Internet to take over.

남자의취미 Astronomy Picture of the Day Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2016 April 15 Mercury and Crescent Moon Set Image Credit & Copyright: Miguel Claro (TWAN, Dark Sky Alqueva) Explanation: Innermost planet Mercury and a thin crescent Moon are never found far from the Sun in planet Earth's skies. Tomorrow's picture: Heliopause Electrostatic Rapid Transit System Authors & editors: Robert Nemiroff (MTU) & Jerry Bonnell (UMCP)NASA Official: Phillip Newman Specific rights apply.NASA Web Privacy Policy and Important NoticesA service of:ASD at NASA / GSFC& Michigan Tech.

Stars & Planets Scale Comparison A Humbling Perspective"Things are not what they seem, nor are they otherwise." This scale comparison shows "the true place" of Earth and our Sun among the various giants of the universe. It is simultaneously sobering and mind-boggling experience.First series of images opens with the Death Star compared to Mimas, one of Saturn's moons. Note the similarities between the two :) Earth is small enough to be swallowed by an average sunspot:(picture credt) Second series of images (from this site) shows the similar progression, now in 3-D: "The Universe is a big place populated by stars and thoroughly confused humans." -- Avi Abrams "We simply do not understand our place in the universe and have not the courage to admit it" -- Barry Lopez (American writer, b.1945) "The universe is like a safe to which there is a combination. "The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love." -- Victor Hugo (source Ochevidec)Permanent Link...

나라별 음식 A Wet Towel In Space Is Not Like A Wet Towel On Earth : Krulwich Wonders... You just don't know (because who's going to tell you?) that when you leave Earth, travel outside its gravitational reach, hundreds and hundreds of everyday things — stuff you've never had to think about — will change. Like ... oh, how about a wet washcloth? Two high school students in Nova Scotia, Kendra Lemke and Meredith Faulkner, asked Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield (who is orbiting the planet right now) what it would be like to dip a washcloth in water (they suggested he clump it into a bottle, then pull it out) and squeeze it. On Earth, a really wet washcloth, squeezed tight, will drip, right? Up on the International Space Station, wet washcloths don't drip. (As a radio guy, I was SO aware of Chris's floating microphone. ... Thanks to Jason Kottke and his blog for noticing this. Correction: Reader Fred Bortz and a few others in the comments below were right to point out a mistake in my blog post.

Luna Da Wikipedia, l'enciclopedia libera. La Luna è l'unico satellite naturale della Terra. Il suo nome proprio viene talvolta utilizzato, per estensione e con l'iniziale minuscola (una luna), come sinonimo di "satellite naturale" anche per i satelliti di altri pianeti. Il suo simbolo astronomico è una rappresentazione stilizzata della sua fase crescente. La maggior parte della faccia lontana non può essere vista dalla Terra, perché la rivoluzione della Luna attorno alla Terra e la rotazione attorno al suo asse hanno lo stesso periodo, cioè la Luna è in rotazione sincrona con la Terra. Etimologia[modifica | modifica sorgente] Orbita[modifica | modifica sorgente] Nel corso di un'ora si muove nel cielo di una distanza prossima alla sua dimensione apparente, circa mezzo grado. Rotazione[modifica | modifica sorgente] Breve storia della comprensione della Luna[modifica | modifica sorgente] Le dimensioni della Luna rapportate a quelle della Terra. Formazione della Luna[modifica | modifica sorgente]

체감속도 786 Known Planets to Scale Guess what! The sun doesn’t revolve around us, we actually revolve around it. And there are millions of other suns with rocks orbiting them. Do you know what it is like to live on Venus? Well, now that you’re are sweating your face off and lying on the ground because that is the only thing you can do in the current state of your surroundings, a little refreshing rain starts to fall. As you can see, Venus is the most brutal planet ever. Share This Infographic Get Free Infographics Delivered to your Inbox

Faccia nascosta della Luna Da Wikipedia, l'enciclopedia libera. Carta topografica della Luna, con la faccia visibile a sinistra e la faccia nascosta sulla destra. La faccia nascosta della Luna è l'emisfero del satellite della Terra non osservabile dal pianeta. In realtà, per il fenomeno detto librazione, la superficie interessata non raggiunge la metà di questo corpo celeste ma è solo del 41%, pari a 15,5 milioni di km². Mai nessun essere umano poté ammirare la vista di questo lato fino al 10 ottobre 1959, quando la cosmonave sovietica Luna 3 lo fotografò per la prima volta durante il suo passaggio. Se le prime foto sono state merito dell'Unione Sovietica, è stato grazie agli Stati Uniti con l'Apollo 8 e il suo equipaggio composto dagli astronauti Frank Borman, William A. Morfologia[modifica | modifica sorgente] Fotografia della faccia nascosta della Luna. Dato che sono stati i sovietici a fotografare per primi la faccia, molti luoghi portano nomi provenienti dalla cultura russa. Storia[modifica | modifica sorgente]

practical wisdom Nine Neat NASA Resources for Teachers and Students Almost every time I visit NASA's website I find something new and interesting to me. I just did a quick look through my archives and over the last few year I've written about NASA-related topics more than sixty times. Here are nine of those better NASA resources for teachers and students. NASA's Lunar Electric Rover Simulator is a free iOS app that lets you explore the moon. The app is really a game in which players perform tasks to support the activities of a lunar outpost. Players transport items from place to place and along the way encounter lunar challenges to overcome. NASA 360 is a twenty-two episode series of videos about NASA. NASA @ Home and City is a virtual tour of NASA-related science in our homes and cities. Moonbase Alpha is an online game developed by NASA to be played on the Steam online gaming platform. NASA Space Place is a sizable collection of fun projects, games, animations, and lessons about Earth, space, and technology.

Linea di Kármán Da Wikipedia, l'enciclopedia libera. Strati dell'atmosfera[1](non in scala) L'atmosfera terrestre non termina a tale quota, che colloca nella termosfera, ma tale linea di demarcazione viene accettata per gli scopi pratici dalla Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI). La FAI definisce aeronautico un volo effettuato fino alla linea di Kármán, e astronautico un volo oltre tale linea.[2] Prende il nome dal fisico e ingegnere ungherese naturalizzato statunitense Theodore von Kármán. Definizione[modifica | modifica sorgente] Pur non essendo l'altezza calcolata da von Kármán esattamente di 100 km, egli propose tale valore arrotondato sia perché più facilmente memorizzabile, sia perché il valore esatto dipende da diversi parametri e varia leggermente in funzione di questi. Tuttavia non c'è ancora una definizione legale internazionalmente accettata per la demarcazione tra lo spazio aereo di un paese e lo spazio esterno.[6] Note[modifica | modifica sorgente]

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