Powers of Ten – Prepare for the Mind-Melt

August 24, 2006 at 8:29 am | | science and the public, wild web

Drop everything, hit play.

I first saw this movie, as a wee first year graduate student while killing sometime in the Green library media room. If this doesn’t inspire you to be a scientist, I dont know what will. A high-quality DVD is available from the Stanford media library. From the official site:

In 1977, Charles and Ray Eames made a nine-minute film called Powers of Ten that still has the capacity today to expand the way we think and view our world …


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  1. They knew all this stuff in 1977 ?!?

    Comment by sam — August 24, 2006 #

  2. they knew what we can only dream to know! muahahahaha!

    Comment by ilya — August 24, 2006 #

  3. http://xkcd.com/c271.html

    Comment by sam — June 1, 2007 #

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  5. Hello! Every affect! :)
    charming plat, friends put ;)
    I like it ;)

    Comment by Cilais — June 7, 2008 #

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