Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day
( http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap120312.html ) ...
The Scale of the Universe - Interactive
Flash Animation Credit & Copyright: Cary & Michael Huang
... a modern version of the classic video Powers of Ten, is a new window to many of the known scales of our universe. By moving the scroll bar across the bottom, you can explore a diversity of sizes, while clicking on different items will bring up descriptive information.
This is an incredible interactive Flash video, and if I can load and run it on my antique dial-up connection, most of you should have no problems at all.
Click on the music note in the upper right corner for a very nice (and appropriate) piece of background music.
It ranges through
Enjoy - and don't forget; I warned you. :-)