Yvonne Carts-Powell

Powers of Ten, Part 1

In Science on February 7, 2011 at 11:28 pm

All Things Science – Powers of Ten.

Understanding the world beyond our immediate senses requires a good understanding of the powers of 10.

I’ll be making several multimedia posts about the size of things. This is just the first.

This 1977 movie by Charles and Ray Eames is a classic.


  1. […] received a good education if you don’t understand scale. In the Powers of 10 series (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3), I concentrated on the scale of sizes, but today the scale of radiation exposure. […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: