Things I saw today (the known universe)

January 17th, 2010 by amy

The Known Universe (via information aesthetics) is a beautiful video of the, yes, known universe “through our atmosphere and the inky black of space to the afterglow of the Big Bang” created with data from the Digital Universe Atlas maintained by astrophysicists at the American Museum of Natural History.

“Every satellite, moon, planet, star and galaxy is represented to scale and its correct, measured location according to the best scientific research to-date.”

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