The Least Efficient Model of Our Solar System Is a 6,000 Page Book

It's a bit easier to comprehend just how vast and empty our solar system really is with a copy of Mishka Henner's Astronomical, which squeezes a scale model of our sun and planets into a 12-volume 6,000 page tome.

Every single page represents one million kilometers, or about 621,371 miles, and not surprisingly your $156 investment gets you thousands of pages featuring nothing but the emptiness of space.


A waste of paper? Maybe. But it would be pretty cool knowing I had an entire solar system sitting on my shelf. And while it would take a while to get through, this would make for a pretty easy grade school book report. [Mishka Henner via NewScientist]


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