Saturday picture show

Just in case you were feeling mildly important today, here’s a smackdown of galactic proportions. Not only are we nothing but motes of dust, but even our Sun is just a speck. (Watch full screen for the best dose of personal minimization.)

Via APOD.

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About Fletcher DeLancey

Socialist heathen and Mac-using author of the Chronicles of Alsea, who enjoys pondering science, politics, well-honed satire (though sarcastic humor can work, too) and all things geeky.
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6 Responses to Saturday picture show

  1. Astrid says:

    Oh… I can’t watch it here in Germany. Content problems.

    • oregon expat says:

      How odd. It’s not like the content is copyrighted or explicit…just a helmet-camera video of a competitor’s ride in a race. You might try viewing it on the original Vimeo site (just a thought).

  2. Karyn says:

    Wow. Dramatic comparison. Loved the end message!

  3. Ana_ñ says:

    I love it. But it has just the opposite effect on me: it increases my capacity of amazement and I feel maximized (This cannot possibly be English, sorry!)

  4. xenatuba says:

    Way cool…especially on the new iMac!

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