VSauce: How High Can We Build?

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VSauce: How High Can We Build?

How High Can We Build

What’s the tallest THING we’ve ever built? How tall will we EVER be able to build?

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music by: http://www.Soundcloud.com/JakeChudnow

Links from VSauce:

see two sunrises/sunsets and calculate the Earth’s Radius:http://www.darylscience.com/downloads…

also HERE: http://www.astro.princeton.edu/~dns/t…

Tallest Structures TIMELINE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline…

Tallest list incorporating building/structure distinction:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_…

falling person and terminal velocity:http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/askasci…

KWTV, first radio mast taller than the Empire State Building:http://www.fybush.com/sites/2004/site…

radio mast collapse VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vx4k9g…

Dubai and Burj Khalifa in fog: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vo3pY_…

Pictures of Burj Khalifa: http://www.owips.com/burj-khalifa/

Burj Khalifa and Ramadan:http://www.emirates247.com/news/emira…

Shuttle / ISS height: http://serc.carleton.edu/quantskills/…

Sunrise from orbit VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nF5RX…

XKCD Date Idea” http://blog.xkcd.com/2009/04/06/a-dat…

Space elevator: http://www.spaceward.org/ (be sure to enjoy the Conan Space Pirate Toy .gif)

http://www.spaceelevatorblog.com/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_el…

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