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If the Sun was scaled down to the size of a white blood cell

Postby mugley » 04 Aug 15, 6:32 am

If the Sun was scaled down to the size of a white blood cell, the Milky way would be the size of the continental United States.
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Re: If the Sun was scaled down to the size of a white blood cell

Postby Jack Flash » 04 Aug 15, 8:48 am

The vastness of space is difficult for most people to grasp including myself
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Re: If the Sun was scaled down to the size of a white blood cell

Postby mugley » 06 Aug 15, 5:39 am

yep its mind boggling to me as well,, http://www.iflscience.com/biggest-featu ... years-wide


let's see 186,000 mile per second times 60 times 60 times 24 times 365 times 5 billion...................., think I'm going to need another cup of coffee
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Re: If the Sun was scaled down to the size of a white blood cell

Postby Don't Blink » 07 Aug 15, 5:27 pm

it's true exponential numbers are not easily grasped. Just because someone can figure out how many zeros are behind the digit does not mean they understand the enormity behind the number
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