Amazing! The First Scale Model of the Solar System! [VIDEO]

To Scale: The Solar System
To Scale: The Solar System

On a dry lakebed in Nevada, a group of friends build the first scale model of the solar system with complete planetary orbits: a true illustration of our pla...

Michael Loftus

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Every illustration you've seen of the Solar System is a bit off. Not quite right. It's a size thing. Space is friggin big. And planets are small. To build a model of our little solar system takes a shit ton of space. These dudes did it though. They built a model to scale and it REALLY gives you a sense of where we are in the BIG picture.

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