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December 27, 2009

The known universe

An impressive clip in a sort of Power-of-Ten style.

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.

Posted by joke du jour at December 27, 2009 06:06 PM

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