To build on the previous blog, The Pale Blue Dot, today we have another mind-expanding example of perspective-shifting.

View the Milky Way at 10 million light years from the Earth. Then move through space towards the Earth in successive orders of magnitude until you reach a tall oak tree just outside the buildings of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Tallahassee, Florida. After that, begin to move from the actual size of a leaf into a microscopic world that reveals leaf cell walls, the cell nucleus, chromatin, DNA and finally, into the subatomic universe of electrons and protons.

—Click here to see this brief tutorial (requires Java)…

22 thoughts on “Powers of Ten

  1. How to multiply for ten my current level of income? (I have working in a particular project. I´m working in a list of more punctual actions than the ones a list next)

    Need to change some memes related with my personal relation with success and money

    Change attitude and focus on find opportunities and build a possible strategy. Focus on innovate.

    Change the way I relate with successful people. Learn from them.

    Take risks, take care of fine details, and be more aggressive.

    Invest the better hours of my day to this project.

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