Powers of Ten

Powers of Ten is a classic short film which zooms out by multiples of 10 every 10 seconds until the whole universe is in frame and then zooms back in to the atomic level. What I had forgotten since the last time I saw it was that the pivot point of the whole movie is the hand of a man lying on a picnic blanket along Lake Michigan in Chicago, which gives me the excuse to post it here:

(Via kottke.org)

1 Comment so far

  1. J-Dog (unregistered) on June 12th, 2006 @ 3:40 pm

    I had not seen this before – it was great! Thanks,

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