In the Powers of Ten, Charles and Ray Eames take us on an adven­ture in magni­tudes. Starting at a picnic by the lake­side in Chicago, this famous film trans­ports us to the outer edges of the universe. Every ten seconds we view the starting point from ten times farther out until our own galaxy is visible only as a speck of light among many others. Returning to Earth with breath­taking speed, we move inward — into the hand of the sleeping picnicker — with ten times more magni­fi­ca­tion every ten seconds. Our journey ends inside a proton of a carbon atom within a DNA mole­cule in a white blood cell. More at eamsoffice.com →

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