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Powers of Ten
Hypatia
"Powers of Ten takes 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 a s a speck of light... "

 
Bob of QF
That's a classic.

I first saw this film while visiting the Smithsonian Air & Space museum back in the late 70's.

I'm happy to see it's been updated.
Quantum Junction: Use both lanes

Reality is that which is left, after you stop believing.
 
Skeeve
It is fascinating, but I'll admit I only watched it until it left the solar system. Pfft
 
catman
I never tire of stuff like this. Love it!
Edited by catman on 12/09/2010 15:41
"If I owned both Hell and Texas, I'd live in Hell and rent out Texas." - General Sheridan
 
Poseidon
I got here real late. This vid is a classic that deserves far more general exposure than it has gotten. I love it. If you pay attention you can learn some good stuff....like what is the measure of an angstron and what distance comprises a light year, and more.
 
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