Tag Archives: scale

The Topography Of Tears

What do human tears look like under the microscope? Rather beautiful, actually. Rose-Lynn Fisher has created a wondrous mix of science and art, by looking at her tears through a microscope. The results appear like aerial shots of Earth, with rivers, roads, cities, fields, … Continue reading

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Useful Websites You Never Knew Existed

The internet is filled with a ginormous array of different websites, all catered towards particular things. With so many options available, it’s often easy to overlook certain websites that can be incredibly useful. That’s why BuzzFeed created a list of … Continue reading

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If The Moon Were Only 1 Pixel

If the moon were only 1 pixel, what would our solar system look like to scale? 1 pixel equates to 3474.8 km. The answer, as I’m sure you’re aware, is a whole lot of nothing. And by nothing, I mean … Continue reading

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Here Is Today

Here is today. But how does today relate to the rest of time? By clicking through the various stages, you can see where today lies this month, this year, this century, this millennium, this epoch, this period, this era, and … Continue reading

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Small Is beautiful – Nanotechnology In Pictures

You can get some incredibly beautiful shots of things at the nano scale (like nano guitars). Over at The Guardian, they have a collection of images of nanotechnology, including this awesome nano-surfer. Other images shown “from the world of nanotechnology include … Continue reading

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Tiny Animals On Fingers

Perhaps one of the greatest things you can do to show the scale of tiny animals is to put them on the end of your finger. That’s precisely what many people have done, and there’s now a convenient location for … Continue reading

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Driving The Solar System

What would it be like to drive the length of the solar system, and see the scale of the planets in relation to each other? If you’ve ever wondered that, wonder no more! On a 40-mile stretch of highway in … Continue reading

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