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Scale Of The Universe – Learn About Magnitudes

Submitted by on May 30, 2012 – 12:34 pmNo Comment
Scale Of The Universe – Learn About Magnitudes

The Scale Of The Universe is a cool Flash animation where you zoom through the orders of magnutide of different objects. Compare the size of matchsticks to a square inch, or compare a human egg to a human hair. Is a blue whale larger or smaller than the average US house? Is Halley’s Comet larger than Mount Everest? How large is the Eiffel Tower compared to an elephant? Or compared to the Titanic? Is the Vatican larger than Central Park? Which is larger, the moon or the United States? In this animation you can see them all side by side and compare their relative sizes!

The Size Of The Universe interactive was created by They also have some other fun games, such as this online grapher.

Scale Of The Universe
The Scale Of The Universe


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