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CSC299
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2011-11-02 15:22:02
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  1. 1m, 10cm, 1cm, 1mm, 10microns, 1 anstrom, 10^-15m, 10^-35m, 10m,100m,1km,100km,10k km,100M km, 10B km, 10T km, 100K ly, 10B ly, 10^61
    • Human Scale = (1.6 x ) 1 meter
    • Mouse Scale = 10^-1 meter = 10 cm
    • Bug Scale = 10^-2 meter = 1 cm
    • Grain-of-sand Scale = 10^-3 meter = 1 mm
    • Cell Scale = 10^-5 meter = 10 microns
    • Atomic Scale = 10^-10 meter = 1 Angstrom
    • Nuclear Scale = 10^-15 meter
    • Planck Scale = (1.6 x ) 10^-35 meter (structure of space breaks down ??) House Scale = 10 meter City Block Scale = 100 meter Village Scale = 1000 meter = 1 km Metropolis Scale = 10^5 meter = 100 km Earth Scale = (1.3 x) 10^7 meter = 10K km Earth Orbit Scale = 10^11 meter = 100M km (a bit inside Venus)
    • Solar System Scale = 10^13 meter = 10B km (a bit past Pluto)
    • Interstellar Scale = 10^16 meter = 10T km = 1 light year
    • Galactic Scale = 10^21 meter = 100K ly Intergalactic Scale = 10^23 meter = 10M ly (local group)
    • Observable Universe Scale = 10^26 meter = 10B ly Universe in Planck Lengths 10^61
  2. Human even scale
    1 sec
  3. eye blink
    .1 second
  4. yellow-jacket's wings to beat
    1/100 sec
  5. AM Radio wave
    1 microsecond
  6. Time for light to travel 1 foot
    1 nanosecond
  7. Chemical reaction transition time
    1 picosecond 10^-13
  8. Oscillation time of visible light
    10^-15
  9. Nuclear reaction transition time
    10^-18
  10. behaviorally modern humans
    50,000 years
  11. anatomically modern humans
    200,000 years
  12. genus homo
    2M years
  13. mokey like primates
    40M years
  14. Land vertebrates
    100M years
  15. age of earth
    4.6 B years
  16. age of universe
    13.7 B years
  17. e
    2.7
  18. golden ratio
    1.62
  19. circle to square
    3/4
  20. sphere to cube
    1/2
  21. earth's diameter
    13,000 km
  22. earth's area
    500M km^2
  23. ratio of ocean
    70%
  24. highest point on earth
    9000m
  25. lowest point on earth
    -11,000
  26. distance from the sun
    150M km
  27. distance from the moon to earth
    400,000 km
  28. sun's surface temp
    10,000 F
  29. sun's diameter
    1.4M kilometers
  30. moon's diameter
    3.5 million m
  31. smallest planet
    Mercury

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