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Powers of ten : a film dealing with the relative size of things in the universe and the effect of adding another zero

Author: Charles Eames; Ray Eames; Kees Boeke; Office of Charles and Ray Eames.; Pyramid Film & Video.
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Pyramid Film & Video, [1978]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Animation : Juvenile audience   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dealing with scale, proportion and dimension, the film moves in real time over a course of 40 powers of ten, from the cosmic distances of the universe to the heart of the atom. Some techniques used are classical and radio astronomy; large-format aerial, mapping, and satellite photography; X-ray diffraction analysis; and models.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Short films
Educational films
Documentary films
Material Type: Animation, Juvenile audience, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Eames; Ray Eames; Kees Boeke; Office of Charles and Ray Eames.; Pyramid Film & Video.
OCLC Number: 14164297
Notes: Based on the book Cosmic view by Kees Boeke.
Originally produced in 1977.
Credits: Music composed and performed by Elmer Bernstein.
Performer(s): Narrator, Phillip Morrison.
Description: 1 videocassette (9 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Powers of ten--a film dealing with the relative size of things in the universe and the effect of adding another zero (Motion picture)
Powers of 10
A film dealing with the relative size of things in the universe and the effect of adding another zero
Responsibility: made by the Office of Charles and Ray Eames for IBM.

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Dealing with scale, proportion and dimension, the film moves in real time over a course of 40 powers of ten, from the cosmic distances of the universe to the heart of the atom. Some techniques used are classical and radio astronomy; large-format aerial, mapping, and satellite photography; X-ray diffraction analysis; and models.

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