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The Scale of The Brain Within The Scale of The Universe

1037 PLANCK LENGHT THE SCALE OF LWITHIN THE SCALE OF „TH BRAIN 53.025×10- a-36 ft 10-6 Curiouser and curiouser '* UNIVERSE 1 1037 Cell body 105 PARTICLES NEURON Axons 104 Types of neurons Axon Myelin 10-15 Dendrite 10 23 Synapse PROTON If neurons were the size of paper clips, the Brain would have the length of Manhattan Size of a pixel LOCAL GROUP M33 Andromeda 107 Dendrites Cell body Neurons 103 SYNAPSE Synaptic vesicle Sulcus Electic signal 1037 Gyrus 103 NUCLEUS OF m MILKY WAY Synaptic cleft 100,000 light years ПО1О 1013 10-6 Voyager 1 Neurotransmitter 10 Six layers of neurons -1 Presynaptic NEURO- Vesicle o, neuron Hippocampus Sun 10 TRANSMITTER |10 Thalamus Neurotransmitter Pineal HUMAN gland MOLECULE 10- [ EARTH 10+ ([[ Postsynaptic Cerebellum neuron 10 10°m = 10 x 10 x 10 = 1000 m 10-3 m m. Brain stem Hippotalamus Drawings of the Brain based and inspired by many sources, mainly: Encyclopedia of the Human Brain, by V.S. Ramachan- dran, 4 Vols, The Human Brain in Photograms and I = metres 10 x 10 x 10 = 0,001 m by Britannica Ilustrated Science Library, The Human Brain By John Nolte, Scientiftic American Magazine, Human Body and v.4. p.757; [10-2 Cortex) Human Brain in Photograms and D.p12, for (10-8 Neurotransmitters]: Scientific American Brave New Brain, p182; for (10-6 Types of neurons): Enc.Human Brain, vol.3, p.350. 104 Amigdala Book. Especially for [10-3 Layers): Enc. Human Brain, v.1.p.201 Curiouser and curiouser!' cried Alice (she was so much surprised, that for the moment she quite forgot how to speak good English): 'now I'm opening out like the largest telescope that ever was! BIG CITY Good-bye, feet! Lewis Carroll in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland White Rabbit d'aprés John Tenniel, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, original edition, Macmillan, 1865 FEI 1 m Eyewire Pedro Miguel Veloso ATOM CIRCUIT TISSUE leego NETWORK CORTEX SERVA SE LAYERS SOLAR SYSTEM

The Scale of The Brain Within The Scale of The Universe

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Created not for the art and not for the contest, but for the subject. Pedro discovered that a great way to study something is to make an infographic out of it (at least for him).



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