Scale of the Universe
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Scale of the Universe

If you were to Zoom in phase-out, move in focus on this Human whose cells magnify as you fly through them, and see Atoms, looming but you keep shooting past protons, bosons, quarks til even a part of a particles too big Then BOOM an end to the intrusion As …

What is the universe made of? – Dennis Wildfogel
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What is the universe made of? – Dennis Wildfogel

All the material objects around you are composed of submicroscopic units we call molecules. And molecules in turn are composed of individual atoms. Molecules frequently break apart and then form new molecules. On the other hand, virtually all the atoms you come in to contact with through the course of …

Why Is The Universe So Empty? (ft. PHD Comics!)
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Why Is The Universe So Empty? (ft. PHD Comics!)

You’re (probably) watching this video somewhere on Earth. A planet going around the sun, a star spinning around the center of the Milky Way, a galaxy in a swarm with 50 others, all dancing with a hundred other galaxy-groups in our supercluster… and well… that’s as big as it gets. …

Divine Kumah: Improving Technologies at the Atomic Level
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Divine Kumah: Improving Technologies at the Atomic Level

Yes, so being able to see atoms is really cool. Hi, I’m Divine Kumah, and I’m an assistant professor in the physics department in the College of Sciences here at NC State University. I’ve always been interested in science growing up, and I’ve been curious about how everything around us …