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Most detailed 3-D map of the local universe unveiled

Smithsonian Science reports on the most complete map of local galaxies compiled thus far – in galactic terms local means within 380 million light years of us. Astronomers at the University of Portsmouth, England spent 10 years  scanning the entire … Continue reading

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The scale of the Universe

The Scale of the Universe is an extremely cool, educational Flash animation from Cary and Mike Huang, showing the relative scale of pretty much everything. You can zoom in and out in scale through hundreds of objects,  from the tiniest … Continue reading

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