Jaya Ramchandani
astronomy & light education |
academic writing & editing
STORIES I MUST SHARE
ABOUT THE UNIVERSE5
यह कह ां आ गये हम?
where have we come?
A story of exploration
2000 kilometers
12,742 kilometers
150,000,000 kilometers
150,000,000 kilometers
= 1 Astronomical Unit (1 AU)
150,000,000 kilometers
= 1 Astronomical Unit (1 AU)
= 8 light minutes
DIRTY DANCING A story of dance
Proxima
Centauri Sun
271,000 AU
~4.22 light years
.01 AU (1,391,000 kilometers)
7 billion
times smaller
7 billion
times smaller
7 billion
times smaller
How far is the next
football-star from
us?
6,000 km
100,000 AU
1000 billion
times smaller
1000 billion
times smaller
1000 billion
times smaller
How far is the next
football-galaxy?
50 m
THE ULTIMATE LONG DISTANCE
RELATIONSHIP
A story of love



 Quantum Teleportation
 Quantum Power

 Quantum Teleportation
 Quantum Power
 Telepathy?
WAVES OF LIFE A story of dualism
1642-1727
1629-1695
1629-1695 1773-1829
1879-1955
The massless wavicle
that we know and
love
The massless wavicle
that we know and
love
A familiar friend,
this negatively
charged, busy l’il
guy likes to bond
We woul...
CIRCLES IN THE SAND A timeless mystery
Mandrem, 2005
Mandrem, 2005
Mandrem, 2005
Leiden, 2010
Normal Matter
4%
Dark matter is matter that is
inferred to exist
from gravitational effects on
visible matter and background
radiation, but...
Dark energy is a hypothetical form
of energy that permeates all of space.
It’s responsible for accelerating the
expansion ...
Credits / Acknowledgements
Images, Videos, and Simulations: APOD, ESO, EU-UNAWE,
Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysi...
Contact
Jaya Ramchandani
Astronomy and Light Education, EU Universe Awareness
e. jayar@strw.leidenuniv.nl
Academic Writing...
5 Stories I Must Share About the Universe
5 Stories I Must Share About the Universe
5 Stories I Must Share About the Universe
5 Stories I Must Share About the Universe
5 Stories I Must Share About the Universe
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5 Stories I Must Share About the Universe
5 Stories I Must Share About the Universe
5 Stories I Must Share About the Universe
5 Stories I Must Share About the Universe
5 Stories I Must Share About the Universe
5 Stories I Must Share About the Universe
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5 Stories I Must Share About the Universe
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5 Stories I Must Share About the Universe
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5 Stories I Must Share About the Universe

  1. 1. Jaya Ramchandani astronomy & light education | academic writing & editing STORIES I MUST SHARE ABOUT THE UNIVERSE5
  2. 2. यह कह ां आ गये हम? where have we come? A story of exploration
  3. 3. 2000 kilometers
  4. 4. 12,742 kilometers
  5. 5. 150,000,000 kilometers
  6. 6. 150,000,000 kilometers = 1 Astronomical Unit (1 AU)
  7. 7. 150,000,000 kilometers = 1 Astronomical Unit (1 AU) = 8 light minutes
  8. 8. DIRTY DANCING A story of dance
  9. 9. Proxima Centauri Sun 271,000 AU ~4.22 light years
  10. 10. .01 AU (1,391,000 kilometers)
  11. 11. 7 billion times smaller
  12. 12. 7 billion times smaller
  13. 13. 7 billion times smaller How far is the next football-star from us?
  14. 14. 6,000 km
  15. 15. 100,000 AU
  16. 16. 1000 billion times smaller
  17. 17. 1000 billion times smaller
  18. 18. 1000 billion times smaller How far is the next football-galaxy?
  19. 19. 50 m
  20. 20. THE ULTIMATE LONG DISTANCE RELATIONSHIP A story of love
  21. 21.   
  22. 22.  Quantum Teleportation  Quantum Power 
  23. 23.  Quantum Teleportation  Quantum Power  Telepathy?
  24. 24. WAVES OF LIFE A story of dualism
  25. 25. 1642-1727
  26. 26. 1629-1695
  27. 27. 1629-1695 1773-1829
  28. 28. 1879-1955
  29. 29. The massless wavicle that we know and love
  30. 30. The massless wavicle that we know and love A familiar friend, this negatively charged, busy l’il guy likes to bond We would not be here without her positivity He insists on remaining neutral
  31. 31. CIRCLES IN THE SAND A timeless mystery
  32. 32. Mandrem, 2005
  33. 33. Mandrem, 2005
  34. 34. Mandrem, 2005
  35. 35. Leiden, 2010
  36. 36. Normal Matter 4%
  37. 37. Dark matter is matter that is inferred to exist from gravitational effects on visible matter and background radiation, but is undetectable by emitted or scattered radiation.
  38. 38. Dark energy is a hypothetical form of energy that permeates all of space. It’s responsible for accelerating the expansion of our universe.
  39. 39. Credits / Acknowledgements Images, Videos, and Simulations: APOD, ESO, EU-UNAWE, Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics, IYA2009, Leiden University, NASA, Particle Zoo, Random Google Images, Renee Nault, Tout Est Quantique (Everything is Quantum), UFO Sightings Daily Food for Thought: Cassiopeia Project, Hyper Physics, Vimeo, Wikipedia, You Tube Friends: Marta Jakus, Nash Paul, Paula Andrea Ortiz Otalvaro, Radha Barooah, Rebecca Carvalho, Rucha Kurtkoti, Sara Khalafinejad, Veena Venkateshwaran Universe at Large
  40. 40. Contact Jaya Ramchandani Astronomy and Light Education, EU Universe Awareness e. jayar@strw.leidenuniv.nl Academic Writing and Editing, Sirius Interactive e. jayar@siriusinteractive.co.in

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