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Thursday, February 16, 2006

TOTAL PERSPECTIVE VORTEX

Here's a very nice depiction of an oak tree outside of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory at Florida State University as viewed from 10 million light years away, and zooming in exponentially, ending with a view of the quarks within a carbon atom in a leaf cell.

2 Comments:

Blogger Hungry Hyaena said...

Beautiful! I'd love to see someone make a slow moving film of this passage, edited so any required cutting-and-pasting is virtually seamless. Wow...

10:05 AM  
Anonymous Carl Buell (OGeorge) said...

Wonderful, thanks for the link. What a great perspective. But from another point of view, it seems to me somebody could have filled up space a little more.

10:43 AM  

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