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Dan Dixon

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This is awesome:
http://www.hulu.com/watch/14906/spacerip-black-holes-the-other-side-of-infinity

23 minutes well spent. (The best part starts at 15:00)

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Re: Visualization of the Black Hole in the Center of the Milky Way
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2009, 01:48:28 AM »
you must make the center of the galaxies black!

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Re: Visualization of the Black Hole in the Center of the Milky Way
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2009, 10:56:50 AM »
there's a problem... the video can't be seen from outside the USA  :P

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Re: Visualization of the Black Hole in the Center of the Milky Way
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2009, 02:56:22 PM »
I'll have to check that out, but it's probably stuff I already know  :P.

I'm glad I live in the U.S, I keep in touch with a lot of shows through Hulu. There are supposed to be ways around it.

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Re: Visualization of the Black Hole in the Center of the Milky Way
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2009, 07:45:03 PM »
Awesome!

;D :P

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Re: Visualization of the Black Hole in the Center of the Milky Way
« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2009, 03:05:54 AM »
How about in the next update?

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Re: Visualization of the Black Hole in the Center of the Milky Way
« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2009, 10:57:05 AM »
Damned video won't play in Canada..

>:/

Stupid hulu.
« Last Edit: May 03, 2009, 09:27:31 PM by Bernier77 »

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Re: Visualization of the Black Hole in the Center of the Milky Way
« Reply #7 on: May 07, 2009, 04:37:47 PM »
This clip is from SpaceRip and is called:
Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity

Here's the link on Joost:
http://www.joost.com/2460008/t/Black-Holes-The-Other-Side-of-Infinity?channel=246000i

Check out one of these other options:
http://www.spacerip.com/watch.html

While I'm not an expert, the 5 minute fly through from the edge of the Milky Way to its center is one of the best, most seemingly accurate visualizations I've ever seen.
« Last Edit: May 07, 2009, 04:39:42 PM by Dan Dixon »

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Re: Visualization of the Black Hole in the Center of the Milky Way
« Reply #8 on: May 07, 2009, 05:00:34 PM »
Yay it works on joost.

And it's narrated by Liiam Neeson too.  :P

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Re: Visualization of the Black Hole in the Center of the Milky Way
« Reply #10 on: June 17, 2009, 08:56:59 AM »
While I'm not an expert, the 5 minute fly through from the edge of the Milky Way to its center is one of the best, most seemingly accurate visualizations I've ever seen.

If you've never seen National Geographic: Journey To The Edge Of The Universe in 720p HD, you MUST do so at once!  ;D
About an hour in, there is a flyby of the pillars of creation, its by far the best, most natural and beautiful cgi i've ever seen in my life  :o

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Re: Visualization of the Black Hole in the Center of the Milky Way
« Reply #11 on: June 23, 2009, 10:05:47 AM »
While I'm not an expert, the 5 minute fly through from the edge of the Milky Way to its center is one of the best, most seemingly accurate visualizations I've ever seen.

If you've never seen National Geographic: Journey To The Edge Of The Universe in 720p HD, you MUST do so at once!  ;D
About an hour in, there is a flyby of the pillars of creation, its by far the best, most natural and beautiful cgi i've ever seen in my life  :o
Umm... isn't 720p normal? 1080i and 1080p is HD.

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Re: Visualization of the Black Hole in the Center of the Milky Way
« Reply #12 on: June 23, 2009, 02:06:43 PM »
Umm... isn't 720p normal? 1080i and 1080p is HD.

HD can mean all of those: 720p, 1080i, and 1080p

The number is the vertical resolution (the number of pixels high).
720 means 1280x720  |   1080 means 1920x1080
The letter indicates if it's progressive or interlaced. Progressive (p) means all the pixels change every time the screen is updated. Interlaced (i) means that every other row changes with every screen update. (Progressive is better).

a better description:
"The lower-case "i" appended to the numbers denotes interlaced; the lower-case "p" denotes progressive. With the interlaced scanning method, the 1,080 lines of resolution are divided into pairs. The first 540 alternate lines are painted on a frame and then the second 540 lines are painted on a second frame. The progressive scanning method simultaneously displays all 1,080 lines on every frame, requiring a greater bandwidth."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High-definition_television#Advantages_of_HDTV_expressed_in_non-technical_terms

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Re: Visualization of the Black Hole in the Center of the Milky Way
« Reply #13 on: June 24, 2009, 10:19:16 AM »
Oh, ok thanks.