What Is the Biggest Thing in the Universe?

Discerning what the largest “thing” in the universe is much more difficult than it sounds. First, you must define what constitutes a “thing” since celestial objects could contain more than a single object that composes its whole.

The Scale of the Universe 2

This interactive Flash animation titled “The Scale of the Universe 2”, covering everything in the universe from the fabric of space-time to the estimated size of the universe, was posted earlier in 2012, and it is awesome.

The Known Universe

The Known Universe takes viewers from the Himalayas through our atmosphere and the inky black of space to the afterglow of the Big Bang.