Magnifiying the Universe

Van Mensvoort
April 28th 2012

Nowadays the human impact on our planet can hardly be underestimated. Climate change, plastic islands, genetic manipulation – ‘We were here’ echoes all over. Yet, every now and then it is good to realize how much of the universe is still untouched and unexplored by human presence.

Warning: playing with the interactive infographic created by Number Sleuth may result in profound feelings of modesty and insignificance.

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Posted 08/05/2012 – 16:38

Amazing. Reminds me of IBM's classic 'the powers of ten'.

Should men be able to give birth to children?

Joyce Nabuurs: To me this question seems to be a logical next step in the emancipation movement of the past century. More and more women entered the workspace, but the responsibility for pregnancy and childrearing remained female.

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