The scale of the universe
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02-04-2011, 03:15 PM
RE: The scale of the universe
I like that
"<-- We are probably not in the center of the universe"
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03-04-2011, 04:57 AM
 
RE: The scale of the universe
oh, fantastic! Love it...
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14-05-2011, 01:42 AM
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Mind boggling Undecided
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14-05-2011, 02:11 AM
RE: The scale of the universe
Perspective. I just got it.

I need a lie down now.

For God so loved the world that he arranged for everyone to both have free will and to suffer the terrible consequences of making the wrong choice. Kind of a dick move, God.
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14-05-2011, 05:59 PM
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I know I posted this before but I'll post it again for those who have not seen this video. It is amazing how small and insignificant we are compared to other astronomical bodies out there...

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15-05-2011, 01:57 AM
RE: The scale of the universe
Along the same lines try this link, also on YouTube: The Powers of Ten I saw this or a version of it on PBS many years ago and was very impressed by it.

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16-05-2011, 04:02 AM
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Here is a similar one, but it goes from human cell to smaller size...

http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/b...lls/scale/

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16-05-2011, 11:43 AM
 
RE: The scale of the universe
That was awesome. Thanks for sharing that. It never fails to blow my mind how insignificant we are.

Seems highly unlikely that we're the only life forms in the universe Rolleyes
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