Arquivo mensal: Maio 2014

How big is our Solar System?

Here is a fun way to learn a little more about our Solar System… and force us to acknowledge how little and insignificant we are in the larger scale of things.
“(…) This time round you get to pilot a rocket through the Solar System. There’s even more information packed into this graphic: you’ll see how close comets have come to our planet; what is the farthest travelled by a human being; how long the trip will take if you were on the Starship Enterprise… as well as a few surprises too.”
Interactive Infographic of Space by BBC