See the video of world’s first epic scale model of the solar system

The sun in to-scale glory (Photo: YouTube/Alex Gorosh) It can be hard to imagine the size of the solar system and how the Earth fits into it. It’s pretty big after all. However a group of friends have tried to make it a bit easier by building the first scale model in the Nevada desert – planetary orbits and all. And it’s absolutely beautiful. Film makers Alex Gorosh and Wylie Overstreet are calling it a ‘true illustration of our place in the universe’. They explain in the video that every picture we have seen of the solar system is not to scale. It turns out if the planets featured on most drawings were done correctly, they would be practically invisible. So the group of friends decided that the…


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