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From Galaxies to Quarks: exponential shifts in magnitude

August 21, 2005

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http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/scienceopticsu/powersof10/ View the Milky Way at 10 million light years from the Earth. Then move through space towards the Earth in successive orders of magnitude until you reach a tall oak tree just outside the buildings of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Tallahassee, Florida. After that, begin to move from the actual size […]