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From the Smallest, up to the Universe. The two best Size Comparison videos you should watch

After the first viral video (that got over 30M views) that started from the size comparison of the Earth’s Moon, went up to the size of the Universe, and even the theoretical multiverse, YouTube’s channel morn1415 has created another masterpiece where the comparison starts from the smallest possible.

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A Detailed Scientific Simulation Of The Real Universe

Scientists at MIT have traced 13 billion years of galaxy evolution, from shortly after the Big Bang to the present day. Their simulation, named Illustris, captures both the massive scale of the Universe and the intriguing variety of galaxies – something previous modelers have struggled to do. It produces a Universe that looks remarkably similar to what we see through our telescopes, giving us greater confidence in our understanding of the Universe, from the laws of physics to our theories about galaxy formation. Continue reading A Detailed Scientific Simulation Of The Real Universe