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Message 1257763 - Posted: 8 Jul 2012, 23:57:30 UTC

This is literally the coolest thing I have seen in awhile (besides learning that Voyager 1 has left the solar system bubble.) I am not sure how long this has been out here, but after spending 30 minutes on it, I figured I would share its awesomeness.


http://htwins.net/scale2/


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Message 1257774 - Posted: 9 Jul 2012, 0:09:42 UTC - in response to Message 1257763.  

This is literally the coolest thing I have seen in awhile (besides learning that Voyager 1 has left the solar system bubble.) I am not sure how long this has been out here, but after spending 30 minutes on it, I figured I would share its awesomeness.


http://htwins.net/scale2/


Hey someone needs to tell Quark that We found some of His long lost brothers. Oh and Yer link is AWESOME sir.

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Message 1257784 - Posted: 9 Jul 2012, 0:29:32 UTC

I see the LHC has a bigger diameter than anything else man made. :-)


This is a cool link. Like really cool. thanks.
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Message 1257891 - Posted: 9 Jul 2012, 4:29:48 UTC - in response to Message 1257763.  

This is literally the coolest thing I have seen in awhile (besides learning that Voyager 1 has left the solar system bubble.) I am not sure how long this has been out here, but after spending 30 minutes on it, I figured I would share its awesomeness.

http://htwins.net/scale2/

Two of my cousins sent me that link on the same day last March. They swear it was pure coincidence, but I know there is no such thing. (8{b

It's bookmarked on both my G4s, but I am still migrating favorites to the P4. One less to worry about losing. Thanks much.
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Message 1257942 - Posted: 9 Jul 2012, 6:51:24 UTC - in response to Message 1257891.  

This is literally the coolest thing I have seen in awhile (besides learning that Voyager 1 has left the solar system bubble.) I am not sure how long this has been out here, but after spending 30 minutes on it, I figured I would share its awesomeness.

http://htwins.net/scale2/

Two of my cousins sent me that link on the same day last March. They swear it was pure coincidence, but I know there is no such thing. (8{b

It's bookmarked on both my G4s, but I am still migrating favorites to the P4. One less to worry about losing. Thanks much.

I almost forgot to bookmark it too, Thanks Donald. :D

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Message 1257950 - Posted: 9 Jul 2012, 7:20:35 UTC
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Guess I happen to know that the heaven is full of stars.

Anything smaller and you call it a planet.

If it is not a planet, then it is a moon or perhaps an asteroid.

Asia is not even a moon or an asteroid, because it is a continent which is supposed to be flat because it is a landmass being part of a planet which is round in shape. Objects having a certain density in the end take that shape because it suits the gravitational forces best. We get a curve by means of three dimensions in space.

If you think that the heavens has even more to offer, why not look for objects like the Orion Nebula? Still, the Oort Cloud which is the outermost region of the solar system, is visible in the same picture.

Where do we fit in? We assume ourselves to be an intelligent species, still we are living on a small planet. Just because we have air and water we are able to survive and thrive.

And not let us forget the size of space itself.
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Message 1257951 - Posted: 9 Jul 2012, 7:25:40 UTC - in response to Message 1257950.  

Where do we fit in? We assume ourselves to be an intelligent species, still we are living on a small planet. Just because we have air and water we are able to survive and thrive.

And not let us forget the size of space itself.


I spend many of nights trying to sleep wondering this very thing.
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"To my mathematical brain, the numbers alone make thinking about aliens perfectly rational. The real challenge is to work out what aliens might actually be like." -Steven Hawking

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Message 1258875 - Posted: 11 Jul 2012, 11:49:48 UTC

That link was very cool! Puts everything in perspective!

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Message 1259650 - Posted: 13 Jul 2012, 1:12:46 UTC - in response to Message 1257763.  

Thank you!
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Message 1259658 - Posted: 13 Jul 2012, 1:58:12 UTC

That was cool!
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