The Spiral of Everything

If there’s one thing we’ve learnt over the past year: People are bad at understanding exponential growth. How about this: If you take a A4 sheet of paper and double its size 184 times, it covers the entire observable universe. Just as interesting to see what happens when you go in the other direction by halving the sheet a couple of times. Watch it now.

From Weekly Filet #341, in April 2021.

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