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Interactive infographic illustrating the scales of the universe

Main post link -> http://htwins.net/scale/

It relates objects from \(10^{-35}\)m to \(10^{26}\) lightyears.

Note by Michael Pedersen
4 years, 9 months ago

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I like how at \(10^{-35}\) it says Planck length. Things any smaller "makes no physical sense"

Kristin Dover - 4 years, 9 months ago

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There is something I don't understand. When they say the universe is expanding do they mean the visible universe because that I can understand. Wouldn't that question the Big bang theory some way?

Johnson Adeleke - 4 years, 9 months ago

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@Johnson I think they do mean the visible universe is expanding and I think the wierder thing is that it is supposedly speeding up, expanding at a faster rate. I do not understand a lot of this article but I think they blame a lot of the speeding up on the invisible universe(energy and matter). I think that did pose problems for the big bang but they decided it was just a different kind of bang rather than overthrow the theory, not too sure though.

Kristin Dover - 4 years, 9 months ago

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I mean that the visible universe is expanding only because light has just arrived. How do they know that beyond our view of the visible universe the actual whole universe is expanding.

Johnson Adeleke - 4 years, 9 months ago

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Nice

Tim Ye - 4 years, 9 months ago

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