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compare The Simpsons' rendition of the Powers of Ten to the 1977 original documentary film, shown after the break.

[link: powersof10.com & cakeshop.tv (The Simpsons, .mov) & yonsei.ac.kr (photo version)]

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Surely we should link to the Eames version.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1jd8AgjP9k

Sat 30 Jun 2007 at 1:06 AM
Andrew

I like Eames' version. It zooms out, to make you feel insignificant, and then zooms in, to make you feel significant again!

Sat 30 Jun 2007 at 4:24 AM

thnkx for the link, Andrew.

tip to others: enjoy it while you can!

Sat 30 Jun 2007 at 9:58 AM
infosthetics

Don't forget this variation, "Cosmic Zoom" from NFB Canada, 1968. Directed by Eva Szasz.

http://www.nfb.ca/trouverunfilm/player.php?v=h&lg=en&vitesse=200&url=http://cmm.onf.ca/extraits/e11004_el.ram

Sat 30 Jun 2007 at 11:01 AM
gayle curtis

Don't forget this variation, "Cosmic Zoom" from NFB Canada, 1968. Directed by Eva Szasz.

Page: http://www.nfb.ca/trouverunfilm/fichefilm.php?id=10911&v=h&lg=en

Film: http://www.nfb.ca/trouverunfilm/player.php?v=h&lg=en&vitesse=200&url=http://cmm.onf.ca/extraits/e11004_el.ram

Sat 30 Jun 2007 at 11:03 AM
gayle curtis

Compare: Powers of One.
http://xkcd.com/c271.html

Sat 30 Jun 2007 at 9:22 PM
Sascha

I like Eames' version. It zooms out, to make you feel insignificant, and then zooms in, to make you feel significant again!

Sat 26 Apr 2008 at 1:54 AM

Isn't it Tony Shabulla, the guy from the last Rosse-Movie?

Sat 01 Nov 2008 at 11:07 AM
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