Light bounces from an image to your eye, and is interpreted by your brain.
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Sometimes photographic images are not able to capture and accurately represent science – especially at very tiny scales. This is where scientific visualisation comes in.
Do you know this downy woodpecker?
By looking closely at traits like wing feathers and spot patterns, a computer scientist trained an algorithm to recognize individual woodpeckers.
Children play between tents at a Turkish Red Crescent camp in Syria, May 2018.
Social media can act as the engine room for public engagement with refugees, allowing people to move beyond 'I should do something' to 'I will take action'.
Some argue that news coverage of shootings is too sanitized.
According to a photojournalism expert, there can be a relationship between exposure to grisly images and activism. But there are also ethical considerations to be made.
Two lenses are better than one.
Pokemon Go brought augmented reality to people's attention, but dual camera smartphones will make it much more useful for the future.
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How to make a killing from famous faces.
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Why do certain songs and colors make us feel a certain way?
I can tell this has been ‘shopped, on account of the pixels.
Faking photographs is not a new phenomenon. The Cottingley Fairies seemed convincing to some in 1917, just as the images recently broadcast on Russian television, purporting to be satellite images showing…
School-age teenagers are developing their own strategies to deal with exposure to sexualised and raunchy imagery, a new study…