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How Big Is Space – Interactive version

How Big Is Space – Interactive version
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Magnifying the Universe Embed this infographic on your site! <iframe width="500" height="323" scrolling="no" src=" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe><br />Copyright 2012. <a href=" the Universe</a> by <a href=" Sleuth</a>. The above is an interactive infographic. Introduction: This interactive infographic from Number Sleuth accurately illustrates the scale of over 100 items within the observable universe ranging from galaxies to insects, nebulae and stars to molecules and atoms. 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. How To Use: Credits:

File:The Earth and the Moon photographed from Mars orbit.jpg The Planets Today : A live view of the solar system File:Uomo Vitruviano.jpg Solar System Scope Scientists use world's fastest 3D printer to create amazingly detailed F1 car By John Hutchinson Published: 00:31 GMT, 31 March 2012 | Updated: 00:36 GMT, 31 March 2012 Making complex, large 3D structures would normally take hours or even days to perfect. But researchers from the Vienna University of Technology have speeded that up - considerably - and produced grain-of-sand sized objects such as bridges, cathedrals and Formula 1 cars. It is thought that the world record for producing the nano-objects in the quickest time has been smashed. London calling: Here is nano-scale model of London's Tower Bridge created by a newly developed 3D printing technique for nano structures Great work: The attention detail for such a speeded-up process is incredible, with the making of the roofing clear The attention to detail is exquisite - and the craftsmanship is even more impressive when you appreciate the scale of the endeavour. In the design of London's Tower Bridge, for example, you can make out details in the roof-work of the tower, as well as the railings on the actual bridge.

Your Age on Other Worlds Want to melt those years away? Travel to an outer planet! <div class="js-required"><hr> This Page requires a Javascript capable browser <hr></div> Fill in your birthdate below in the space indicated. The Days (And Years) Of Our Lives Looking at the numbers above, you'll immediately notice that you are different ages on the different planets. The earth is in motion. The top-like rotation of the earth on its axis is how we define the day. The revolution of the earth around the sun is how we define the year. We all learn in grade school that the planets move at differing rates around the sun. Why the huge differences in periods? Johannes Kepler Tycho Brahe Kepler briefly worked with the great Danish observational astronomer, Tycho Brahe. Here you see a planet in a very elliptical orbit. Kepler's third law is the one that interests us the most. Let's just solve for the period by taking the square root of both sides: The Gravity Of The Situation Isaac Newton ©2000 Ron Hipschman

File:Earth's Location in the Universe (JPEG).jpg The Milky Way Project Millennium Simulation Project Introduction: The Millennium Simulation The Millennium Run used more than 10 billion particles to trace the evolution of the matter distribution in a cubic region of the Universe over 2 billion light-years on a side. It kept busy the principal supercomputer at the Max Planck Society's Supercomputing Centre in Garching, Germany for more than a month. Movies of the simulation A 3-dimensional visualization of the Millennium Simulation. Get this movie in different versions: Fast flight [divx5, 60 MB, 1024x768] Slow flight [divx5, 120 MB, 1024x768] Credit: Springel et al. (2005) The movies below shows the dark matter distribution in the universe at the present time, based on the Millennium Simulation, the largest N-body simulation carried out thus far (more than 1010 particles). Get this movie in different resolutions: Pictures of the galaxy distribution Click to enlarge the images. Slices of the dark matter distribution The following slices through the density field are all 15 Mpc/h thick.