Height: The Observable Universe, From Top To Bottom (on a log scale)
This inforgraphic, with an added pinch of humor, shows the scale of the universe. Though the sizes are not to scale, the heights above the Earth’s surface are accurate on a log scale (that, is each step up is double the height.)
DOCTOR WHO REWATCH • 6 GIFS PER EPISODE 2x03 “The universe has to move forward. Pain and loss, they define us as much as happiness or love. Whether it’s a world or a relationship, everything has its time. And everything ends. “
Mutant Silkworms Spin Fluorescent Silk in 3 Colors
Silkworms in a Japanese lab are busy spinning silks that glow in the dark. But these silkworms, unlike others that have been fed rainbow-colored dyes, don’t need any dietary interventions to spin in color: They’ve been genetically engineered to produce fluorescent skeins in shades of red, orange, and green.