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Scale Map of the Universe

Posted February 29, 2008
Updated February 1, 2014

If you want an idea of how big the universe is believed to be, check this amazing scale map of the universe, courtesy Princeton University.

Warning: It's a VERY big, 3MB download.

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  • BillM Feb 29, 2008

    Nice one Brian! Here's one that's more interesting:
    This starts at 10 million light years from Earth, then decreases by powers of 10 until you get down to the quarks on a carbon atom on an oak leaf. This is amazing!

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