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Sense of Scale

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5,000,000x
Is your head hurting yet? Five million times smaller. Our image is beginning to look like a leaf with its delicate tracery of veins. That's fitting, because a tree is a good example of the fractal nature of Nature. Branches branch into smaller branches, which themselves branch into yet smaller branches, all roughly similar to any other branch on the tree. Same goes for the veins in a leaf.


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