The Solar System, To Scale, In A Pocket-Size Bottle

April 7, 2017

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Remember those 3-D printed planets of the solar system available from Etsy shop LittlePlanetFactory? Well now they're back with a much more moderately priced solar system, this time in the form of a 1:5-billion scale model that comes in a small jar. And it only costs around $37! That's pretty cheap for a solar system not made out of painted sytrofoam balls hanging from a clothes hanger. "Is that the entire solar system in your pocket or just Uranus?" Huh? "Is that the--" I liked you better when you were sober.

Keep going for a couple more shots.

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Thanks to lizzy, who can't wait to trick somebody on the bus into thinking it's an actual solar system with super tiny people living in it and she's their god. Yes!

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