At the impressionable age of 10, my father ushered me into a mini movie theatre at the Toronto Science Center, and left me to my boyish business. I was initiated into a world of wonder and awe.

Powers of Ten

By Steve Hardy

Before Google Maps there was Charles and Ray Eames’s Powers of Ten. I remember being transfixed by this short film back in college astronomy class. Thirty years old now, it holds up pretty well as a magnificent way to communicate a basic yet complex concept.