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The Known Universe

Postby Mr. G » Thu Apr 05, 2012 5:05 pm


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17jymDn0W6U (looks a lot better to when opened in a separate browser tab and enlarged)

The Known Universe takes viewers from the Himalayas through our atmosphere and the inky black of space to the afterglow of the Big Bang. Every star, planet, and quasar seen in the film is possible because of the world's most complete four-dimensional map of the universe, the Digital Universe Atlas that is maintained and updated by astrophysicists at the American Museum of Natural History.

Video © the Rubin Museum of Art, http://www.rmanyc.org and the American Museum of Natural History, http://www.amnh.org
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Re: The Known Universe

Postby Wesley1982 » Fri Apr 06, 2012 5:39 pm

Neat video. Near me in Ft. Worth is the Omni Theater which displays digital video inside a large "sphere".

http://www.fwmuseum.org/omni-theater-about . .
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Re: The Known Universe

Postby Jesse » Fri Apr 06, 2012 6:44 pm

mind boggling, too bad they didn't zoom into to the molecular / quantum scale at the end!
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Re: The Known Universe

Postby Lhug-Pa » Fri Apr 06, 2012 7:01 pm

Cosmos.jpg
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"Taller than the Solar system nine known planet/enough to leave your mind blown ain't it?/keep a open mind don't take things for granted" (0:43 - 0:52)




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