Sunday June 5, 2005

Size Matters

Check out the coolest web site I've seen in a month: it lets you compare the size of various spacecraft from all sorts of different science fictional universes, including Star Wars, Star Trek, 2001, Farscape, Aliens, Babylon 5, and best of all, Macross.  Ever wanted to know how a Zentraedi Nupetiet-Vergnitzs flagship stacks up against an Imperial Star Destroyer?  (Don't look at me like that—you know you have!)  Now, if you're using IE, you can drag them side-by-side and compare.  I especially enjoyed the 2km-per-pixel scale tab, which includes the Halo, both Death Stars, and Unicron, with the Earth's moon in the know, "for comparison".

The site is pretty comprehensive.  The only absence I noticed was the various ships from Gunbuster.  Buster Machine Number 3 was made out of Jupiter, for example—that's big!  (hat tip: Pious Agnostic)

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Oh yeah, that's a cool site. To see what they don't have yet, and suggest new ones, check out the forums (under the "contact" tab).

Posted by: Tim May at Jun 5, 2005 5:30:39 AM

Holy crap that was cool! Somebody has far too much time on thier hands, but I like it.

Posted by: EFL Geek at Jun 5, 2005 5:49:43 AM

Yeah it really is a great site especially for a scifi fans like us..but the thing is I couldn't find Moya anywhere there...did I just miss it or they forgot to list it there..!?

Posted by: Emile at Dec 30, 2009 3:16:43 AM