Tag Archives: 10-to-plus06

Alex Funke Shoots the Globe

Eames Office staff members Alex Funke, assisted by Michael Weiner, shot Powers of Ten (1977), frame-by-frame, over the course of a year on a forty-foot-long animation stand. In the book, Powers of Ten: About the Relative Size of Things in the Universe (1982), by Philip Morrison and Phylis Morrison and the Office of Charles and [...]

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Powers of 10 workshop kit

We have only about 25 of the free Powers of 10 workshop kits left for schools!  Please email info@eamesoffice.com if you have a class, a school or a teacher in mind to host or lead a workshop.  There are many helpful tips in the workshop booklet that comes with the kit.  If someone asks me [...]

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Map of Powers of 10 events – Brazil

We have just received news of our first Powers of 10 event in South America! It will be in Brazil – where almost 200,000,000 people (10+8) live and which covers the area of about 8,500,000 square kilometers. (10+6)  There will be a screening of the film on 10/10/10 in Curitiba, Parana. View Powers of 10 [...]

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Finding Powers of 10 in 10 random topics…

Many of us worry about things that we can’t see with the naked eye because they seem so abstract that they are hard to comprehend. Thinking about these 10 random topics at different powers of 10 helps give one a starting point. – cloning using DNA (10-9) of sheep (100), flowers (10-2), or ants (10-3) [...]

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Plethora of Plastic

A couple of days ago, a friend of mine posted on Facebook a Telegraph article celebrating the ban of plastic water bottles along her favorite stretch of Italian coastline: Cinque Terre. Apparently 3 million (3 x 10+06) tourists have left an average of 2 million (2 x 10+06) bottles a year on these beaches–with 400,000 [...]

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10 Benefits of Trees

Trees combact greenhouse effect Trees clean air Trees provide oxygen Trees cool the streets and the city Trees conserve energy Trees save water Trees help prevent water pollution Trees help prevent soil erosion Trees provide food Trees mark seasons http://www.treepeople.org The Eames office will donate our collection of pennies, (106 Pennies) to the TreePeople.

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Map of Powers of 10 events around the world

Thank you to everyone who has been emailing us about their exciting events in celebration of 10/10/10.  Here is a world map of these special events that we have heard about so far – a family planning to watch the film together in California, a workshop at an architecture firm in Colorado, an outdoor screening [...]

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Just how big is our Earth?

This is an exhibition shot from Powers of Ten: A Rough Sketch for a Proposed Exhibition on Scale currently showing at the Eames Office in Santa Monica, California. Near the top of the photo, notice two large square images taken from the film Powers of Ten: the left image (10+11) depicts the inner solar system [...]

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One Million Pennies

The Eames Office is collecting 106 pennies, 106 = 1,000,000 (0ne million) = .01 (a penny) x 1,000,000 = $10,000 (104).  As part of the Eames Office exhibition Powers of Ten: A Rough Sketch for a Proposed Exhibition on Scale, we started with 0.2 x 106 = 200,000 pennies and hope to reach our goal [...]

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Ribbon of pink

A ribbon of bright pink has been streaming along the street below my loft in Denver for the past hour. My black standard poodle, Ella, and I cheered those walking by—nearing the finish line. A cluster of four proudly announced that each member had raised $1,000 (10+03) for the cure; $1,000,000 (10+06) raised in a single [...]

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  • Countdown to Powers of Ten Day

    • 10/10/10 1382 days ago