Paradigms: How We Know What We KnowSEASON 1
E1 - The Science of Seeing
We open our eyes, and the outside world pours in and presents itself as a seamless moving picture in our minds. But...how? From Plato’s theory that our eyes emit a “visual fire,” to al-Haytham's camera obscura, to our modern understanding of optics and visual processing, this episode explores how we know what we know about the science of sight.