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1650 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: the world video

Not woodworking, but it is nice to know just where we stand in the universe.
6 and 1/2 minutes long.

The known Universe by The American Museum of Natural History.

If you go to the link you get a little explanation about the video. If you click the YouTube link you just get the video / in a smaller window also.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#1 posted 1650 days ago

thanks for the link, this is one of my favorite subjects. when you look at the stars, and the universe it makes you realize how small we are, and how absurd all the petty political arguments and wars between the people on out planet really are, and what a waste of time and energy they prove to be.

nice find!

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#2 posted 1650 days ago

That’s pretty sharp.
Try this one Karson

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#3 posted 1650 days ago

cool…i got a little dizzy…

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#4 posted 1650 days ago

Wow, it is truly amazing what is out there and how small we are in relation. It is astonishing what we know, but what is even more astonishing is what we don’t know… yet.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#5 posted 1650 days ago

thanks karson ,
i wonder when we will have some LJ’s

from out there ?

and what kind of wood they have ?

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#6 posted 1650 days ago

That’s pretty neat.

-- "At its best, life is completely unpredictable." - Christopher Walken

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#7 posted 1650 days ago

Good one.

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#8 posted 1650 days ago

that is realy make me thinking abaut how fragile and small the eath is

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#9 posted 1650 days ago

Just as everyone else said, it’s just makes you relize how small we really are, in this black void. :) space is amazing!!!!!

-- "I don't cut wood. I machine it!" G.M. The wood machinest

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#10 posted 1649 days ago

Definitely interesting, yet quaint. While the sheer size is fascinating, it’s effectively meaningless in regards to value and significance. Compare the value of a 2 cubic foot diamond with a 2 cubic mile landfill … bigger is not necessarily better. Or, compare the significance of a newborn infant with a full grown elephant and again, size does not enter the equation. Size is too often over-rated.

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#11 posted 1649 days ago

Simply breathtaking, thank you for posting!

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

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#12 posted 1649 days ago

Wow thanks for the link Karson

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#13 posted 1649 days ago

There are two life long wishes that I have
1: to be able to trave between the stars
2: to live long enough to see the other worlds between

So far it looks like I’m boned on both counts. :(

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#14 posted 1648 days ago

Now I really feel insignificant.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#15 posted 1648 days ago

you know our universe could be just some atom in some other lumberjocks garage lol

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust

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