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What scientific thinkers and achievements have led to vast improvements in optics over the centuries?
Discover the fascinating ways that our understanding of light informs the world in which we live.
Lesson by Eva Timothy, animation by Matt Snyman.
For TED Ed
This film took ages to compile all the little characters and scenes! But it did teach me a lot about Science. Such as Newton had some badass curls, and that paper arms can twist in some crazy directions.
Fun Fact: Apparently microscopes can’t see atoms swirling around electrons. Thanks Youtube, you smartass.