Big Distance - Evo Terra

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Video: http://ignitephoenix.blip.tv/file/1839102/

Event: Ignite Phoenix 3 @ TCA
Event Date: February 25th, 2009

We humans have an issue with scale. Popular culture and even popular science has reinforced this bad behavior. My audience will walk away with a MUCH better understanding of how far away is far away, and how very small is the very small. Perspective. Whoa.

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Big Distance - Evo Terra

  1. 2. humanity
  2. 4. 93,000,000 miles
  3. 5. 8 seconds
  4. 6. 670,616,629 mph
  5. 7. 170 years
  6. 8. Over 2 decades
  7. 10. ~250,000 miles
  8. 11. 3 days, 3 hrs 49 min
  9. 12. September 21, 2009
  10. 13. March 13, 2009
  11. 14. Traveling through hyperspace ain't like dusting crops, boy! Without precise calculations we could fly right through a star, or bounce too close to a supernova and that'd end your trip real quick, wouldn't it?
  12. 15. 4.2 light years!
  13. 19. 2.9M miles <ul><li>6 years by car </li></ul><ul><li>226 days by plane </li></ul>
  14. 20. Photos from: lisalou66 Dr. Jaus Natmandu Matthew Fang Josef M barron bobtravis Andrew Stawarz lpctalbot sonnestrahlen Stuck in Customs blueforce4116 APoD Viking Press

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