Thursday, November 6, 2008

Milky Way to Quarks : Powers of TEN

If we start from viewing the Milky Way at 10 million light years from the Earth and go down by a factor of 10^-1 ( a tenth), how does the world look like in each step? Here is a very nicely programmed Java applet to answer this question. Please read the caption, while viewing the slides.

This is a quick view of a VERY BIG to a VERY SMALL world !

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