To Scale: The Solar System by Wylie Overstreet and Alex Gorosh documents building a solar system model to scale, a fascinating and inspiring idea.
Not only is the project neat in itself, where it is taking place is arguably the coolest part.
Where else would you attempt to build a solar system model to scale besides an empty 7-mile stretch on a dry lakebed in Nevada?
Wylie Overstreet writes:
On a dry lakebed in Nevada, a group of friends build the first scale model of the solar system with complete planetary orbits: a true illustration of our place in the universe.
Take a tiny part out of your day and do yourself a favor by watching the 7-minute video below: