Powers Of Ten, a look at our world and universe

I probably re-post this video every five years. It absolutely blew my mind the first time I saw it, and has shaped my thinking ever since. It was created for the IBM corporation in 1977; I would love for someone to re-make it for a new generation.

Here’s a more recent take on the theme, but I think it would be more meaningful with scientific narration like the 1977 original.

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Why Man Creates – a pair of short films

Wow. I haven’t seen these since I was a kid. I think my dad was showing them to a bunch of his students at the University of Iowa, and I was watching from the wings. But here’s a note of interest: these were put out by the Kaiser Aluminum corporation.

Part One:

Part Two:

Next post, if I can find the video, is of about the same vintage, from the IBM corporation.