Distance Scales in the Universe II

Interesting physics explained with many thought experiments and little math.
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Distance Scales in the Universe II

Post by SsDd » Thu Sep 02, 2010 12:08 am

The lecture video is embedded below.

Additionally, slides used in the lecture are embedded below, or can also be downloaded directly from here.

Questions after the lecture? Please feel free to post them in the same thread.

Click to play embedded YouTube video.


Wikipedia Links:-
Planck Units
Planck Length
Planck Mass
Planck Time

Big Bang
Compton Wavelength
Schwarzschild Radius

Other Links:-
Secret Worlds: The Universe Within
Powers of Ten (Charles and Ray Eames, 1977)
Powers of Ten (Cosmic View HD)
(Currently unavailable: Powers of Ten (Cosmic View 1968))

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Re: Distance Scales in the Universe II

Post by MrsDK » Sun May 22, 2011 6:48 pm

On May 22, 2011, I clicked on the YouTube link to "Powers of Ten (Cosmic View 1968)" and saw the following message:

"This video is no longer available due to a copyright claim by Lucia Games Office LLC.
Sorry about that."

At least there is still the newer version.