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Old 10th February 2012, 10:22 PM
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This deserves a new thread all of it's own. It is very cool.

http://scaleofuniverse.com/

Check it out, let me know what you think.
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Old 10th February 2012, 10:42 PM
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I am just getting an empty white box. What is it supposed to do?



Although I can't see anything on that webpage I am just guessing though that the universe is fairly large????
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Old 10th February 2012, 11:00 PM
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I am just getting an empty white box. What is it supposed to do?



Although I can't see anything on that webpage I am just guessing though that the universe is fairly large????
It's a 1:1 image of the universe, but it loads at the point representing the South Pole. To see the rest you have to zoom out.
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Old 10th February 2012, 11:01 PM
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Actually it's really interesting and not exactly what I expected.
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Old 10th February 2012, 11:39 PM
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Cool, But hmmm, if DNA is smaller than a clay particle I don't understand how the human body can work now
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Old 10th February 2012, 11:54 PM
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Thanks Wolty, reminds me of this little bit of awesome video:

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Thanks for that, Wolty. Made my day.....learned a few new prefixes as well

Did you manage to read the comments??? Pissed me off and gave me hope, all in the same breath.
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lol, I was trying to find earth and instead ended up moving the slider too far and found subatomic particles instead.
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Link doesn't seem to be working now for me but here is another.

http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/525347
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Default Interactive scale of the universe

You may have already seen this, but I just had to share.

Very. Very. Cool.

http://scaleofuniverse.com

The best bit (apart from maybe Russel's teapot) is what happens when you scroll all the way to the right - all the way out....
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