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The (Interactive) Size of the (Known) Universe

I have often caught myself wondering just how big are the largest of galaxies, and how small are the smallest building blocks of matter. There is an awesome tool developed in part by NASA that allows for an exploration from the smallest lengths we believe are possible to the entirety of the Universe (that we […] Continue reading Continue reading

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First Solar System Post

Hi all, This is an aerial photograph of a state park about 30 minutes from the small town I call home (about 3000 people). I specifically remember watching a meteor shower from this beach one night when I was younger. That was easily one of the coolest things I’ve ever seen. Continue reading Continue reading

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