The Known Universe

Simply Amazing.  The Known Universe zooms out from Tibet to the limits of the observable universe.  Better yet, watch it full-screen in HD.

What’s even more amazing is that everything is in scale unlike other models that shown previously.  Thus, it’s not a dramatization, it’s a map; the positioning data was pulled from Hayden Planetarium’s Digital Universe Atlas, which is available for free download.

About shaunmiller

I am a Ph. D student at Marquette University. The primary purpose of this blog is to get my ideas out there, and then have other people scrutinize, critique, build upon, and systematize beliefs. This blog will sometimes pertain to what I'm learning in my classes, but it will occasionally deal with non-classroom issues that I'm thinking about as well.
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2 Responses to The Known Universe

  1. thekillerj says:

    That blows my mind. We are so small, yet magnify aspects of our daily lives to magnanimous proportions. Pretty humbling.

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