Two Guys Decided to Build a Scale Model of the Solar System – Here’s How They Did It! [Video]

It might sound like a simple thing to build a scale model of the solar system, but in reality, if you start using a marble-sized earth, it’s actually quite a feat. And it was a feat that two filmmakers, Alex Gorosh and Wylie Overstreet decided to just go ahead and do.

From a wonderful article we found on the Colossal website, here’s a fantastic video explanation of what they did:

To Scale: The Solar System from Wylie Overstreet on Vimeo.


For more images and details, see the great article on over on the Colossal website.


Source: – “Starting With the Earth as a Marble, This Is the First Timelapse of the Solar System to Scale

Photo Credit: Gorosh/Overstreet