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Microsculpture – The Insect Portraits of Levon Biss

Levon Biss is a successful commercial photographer. His work has been used in advertising, on magazines and in a book about soccer. Now he has an exhibition of his images of insects, showing the Oxford University Museum of Natural History’s … Continue reading

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Largest Organism

What is the world’s largest living organism? Could it be the blue whale? It’s certainly a big animal, the largest to ever live on Earth. They grow to an average length of twenty-five meters and weight of 110 tonnes. The … Continue reading

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Size – Stars

Click images for larger versions. How big is the biggest* star? I’m sure most people, once they learn that stars come in different sizes, will ask themselves that question. The answer, of course, is provisional. According to calculations, the biggest … Continue reading

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Size – Solar System

The American National Optical Astronomy Observatory has provided a model that can be used to visualize the size of the Solar System. Various objects are used to represent the Sun and planets, such as a ball for the Sun and … Continue reading

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