Sunday, January 31, 2010

Power of Ten – 21st Century

Powers of Ten is a 1977 American documentary short film written and directed by Ray Eames and her husband, Charles Eames. The film depicts the relative scale of the Universe in factors of ten.
Wikipedia website
Official website

Since the Age of the Internet, more of these sort of videos have appeared, often with a slider so that you, the viewer, can control the speed and location of the zoom.

Here are two I found recently and really liked:

One problem with them is the fact that they’re un-editable.

I’d like to be able to show my young nephews these, but they are so chock-a-block with items that would need explanation that the wood would be lost for the trees.

Does anyone know of a simple, or editable, Power of Ten clone?

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