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GEHFileBot
05-18-2006, 09:03 PM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile18100/The-Atomium-(3D).htm>The Atomium (3D)</a></b><br><br>Here is a modeling 3D of the most astonishing building in the world designed by the engineer André Waterkeyn for the International Exhibition of Brussels, that took place here in 1958, the Atomium is a structure that is half way between sculpture and architecture, symbolising a crystallised molecule of iron by the scale of its atoms, magnified 150 thousand million times. <br />
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<br><br><img src=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/410014TheAtomium.jpg>

SpiderX22
05-19-2006, 12:04 AM
Great File!

BradG7
05-19-2006, 12:05 AM
Did you really make this model, it's amazing?
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I believe that would be "150 billion times", not a thousand million :slant:

CyberZorglup
05-19-2006, 12:57 AM
I believe that would be "150 billion times", not a thousand million :slant:
I think you're right :yep:

Dasaan
06-16-2006, 04:15 PM
150 thousand million would be 150 billion for Americans.

So lets just say 1.5 *10^11 to make it a little clearer for all involved :)