This is sooooooooo cool, check it out!

  1. For those of us lucky enough to be home in the NE USA, here is something super cool to check out while you watch the snow innundate your town...

    And, it is cool for everyone else too. This is really really awesome. Share it !
  2. 28 Comments

  3. by   Mkue
    that is awesome !
  4. by   nightingale
    OMG.. that is SO cool Hoolahan. I saw the SE part of Florida (it went too fast to remember the towns).

    The electron level scope went alll the way to magnifying quarks!? I do not remember those from biology but they are sure cool.

    Thanks for sharing.. this is way cool.. everyone should take a peak!

  5. by   SmilingBluEyes
    what's a quark? anyhow way kewl.
  6. by   emily_mom
    That is really cool!

  7. by   spineCNOR
    Very cool!! Thanks for posting this site, Hoolahan!!

    and here's one for you--

    -enjoy a free trip into the stars
  8. by   hoolahan

    I am just cuttin & pastin, don't even ask me what this is/means, LOL!!
  9. by   hoolahan
    Cecile, very very cool!! I loved the nebulas!!! Or is that nebulae?? I like that word...nebula...
  10. by   plumrn
    These are so great! Thanks everyone! I'm sending the links to everyone in my address book.
  11. by   mother/babyRN
    Absolutely amazing...Can really see what those astronauts strive for...
  12. by   Sally_ICURN
    This is what blows my mind about that "Powers of 10" website: the size of the Earth to the size of a plant cell, which is a trillion times smaller:

    Earth = 12.76 x 10+6 = 12,760,000 meters wide
    (12.76 million meters)

    Plant Cell = 12.76 x 10-6 = 0.00001276 meters wide
    (12.76 millionths of a meter)

    Whoa! Absolutely astonishing!

  13. by   ayemmeff
    Thanks Hoolahan,I found that site really calming and relaxing.SpineCNOR,my son loved his trip to space, so Thanks to you too!
  14. by   colleen10
    That was cool!!!! I love science!!!

    Geeze, kids these days have it easy.

    When I was a kid we didn't have fancy imaging and computer programs. We had to "imagine" and "visualize" and we only had plastic models to work with to figure out chemical compostion and proton and neutrons.

    We didn't even have quarks!