Monday, February 28, 2011

Public service announcement: Space is big.

Space is big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist's, but that's just peanuts to space.

    -- Douglas AdamsThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Just peanuts, visualized:

via APOD

1 comment:

Ben said...

have you seen this awesome scaling toy?

I spent like an hour with it the first time I saw it