Powers of Ten (1977)

Director: Ray Eames, Charles Eames
Producer: Ray Eames, Charles Eames
Genre: Documentary / Animation / Short
Country: United States
Language: English / None

A Film Dealing with the Relative Size of Things in the Universe and the Effect of Adding Another Zero.

The Powers of Ten is a short American documentary films written and directed by Charles and Ray Eames. The film depict the relative scale of the Universe according to an order of magnitude or logarithmic scale based on a factor of ten, first expanding out from the Earth until the entire universe is surveyed, then reducing inward until a single atom and its quarks are observed.

Music by Elmer Bernstein and recorded in Gas 0095 by Mat Jarvis (High Skies) on the Microscopics label as Micro-000001.

 

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