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:
For more images and details, see the great article on over on the Colossal website.
Source: ThisIsColossal.com – “Starting With the Earth as a Marble, This Is the First Timelapse of the Solar System to Scale“
Photo Credit: Gorosh/Overstreet