Please note: This exhibit may be out of date, please visit our new Genetics online exhibit.

[The Tech][green space][Overview button][Help button] [Next button]
nav bars

A Tale of Tall DNA

Earth from space

If you unraveled all your chromosomes from all of your cells and laid out the DNA end to end, the strands would stretch from the Earth to the Moon about 6,000 times.
Lunar surface