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Spatial Scales

I thought it was fascinating how we moved up and down the spatial scales of a bee on a lily pad. But what really shocked was the size of space! I've learned in elementary/middle school that space goes on forever and ever and it was just really interesting to see pictures of space getting bigger and bigger. Its hard to believe that we are alone in such a huge area. 

I learned a lot about space this summer working at the Museum of Natural History where they had a space show about the Big Bang thoey and a whole exhibit on it. But like i said, I just didn't realize how huge the universe is! I also thought it was great learning that the distinction between being alive and not being alive is lower at a lower spatial scale. 


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