The multiverse is immense, space is really enormous, and the stuff drifting in it is pretty big as well. But just how big are we talking about? It’s easy to ignore the scale of things as we go about our daily lives. But a single valid comparison can help you understand just how small we really are on this Planet Earth.
3D animator Alvaro Gracia Montoya of MetaBall Studios revealed just how enormous some asteroids in our Solar System really are. And he compared them to the size of New York City, so you know how enormous things in the universe really are.
“My channel is specialized in size comparison. I saw that there were almost no videos about asteroids, so I thought it would be a good idea to make one,” the animator told Bored Panda.
“The project took almost a month to complete,” he revealed how long he had to work on the clip.
We were fascinated to know whether Alvaro thought that Planet Earth is endangered by asteroids. According to him, we have plenty of problems already and shouldn’t be bothering ourselves with asteroids. However, he did point out that it’s crucial to keep in mind that some asteroids might be deadly in the future, in which case it’s important to make sure they don’t hit Earth.
“Although some are very large, the most dangerous are the small ones because they are more difficult to detect,” he said.
This isn’t the first time that Alvaro the artist has grappled with the cosmos. Previously, he produced an animation associating the measurements of the planets, moons, and other astronomical objects located in our Solar System. You can watch his video here.