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  • Mining the ENTIRE World - From Minecraft to Reality

    67,326 views 7 months ago
    Calculations to determine how long it would take to mine a Minecraft world vs. Earth.

    This video omits certain operations for the sake of brevity. If you are curious as to how a given variable was attained, turn on annotations and mouse over the red square in the top left corner.

    Do you disagree with any of my calculations? Contact me via twitter or email

    Twitter: @spumwack
    Email: spumwack@gmail.com

    Links:

    NATS Blog (Air Traffic Footage)
    http://nats.aero/blog/2014/...
    Special thanks to Paul Beauchamp for providing permission to use the footage!

    Mineways (Minecraft world exporting software)
    http://www.realtimerenderin...

    Chunky (Minecraft world image renderer)
    http://chunky.llbit.se/

    SEUS (Minecraft Shaders Mod)
    http://www.minecraftforum.n...

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    Do you like these videos? If you do, please consider supporting me via Patreon so I can continue making them
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      • 1 week ago
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      Space Engine: http://en.spaceengine.org/

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      • 3 weeks ago
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