Our Shrinking World

Image: Screenshot from http://learn.genetics.utah.edu

We all know the world is shrinking. Technology enables me to keep in contact with family and friends in England more often than if I was living a block away. My son knows his grandparents even though they are three thousand miles away for 11 months of the year. Think  things seem small now? The University of Utah has a handy gadget that shows you just how small, small actually is. Take a look at how things compare.

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