Give Now

A Moment of Science

Posts tagged eyes

March 21, 2012


man's blue eye

What Do Pupils Tell Us?

This Moment of Science is going to report some interesting things that our pupils can reveal.

January 24, 2012


two people laying in the grass with their hands over their eyes

Night Vision And Humans: Why Can’t We See Color?

When we are in a fairly dark room, or outside at night away from lights, we can still see, but we can't see the colors of things very well. Why is that?

January 17, 2012


hammer head shark

Sharks Are “Swimming Computers!”

To interpret a barrage of information, sharks have developed a relatively large and complex brain...

December 15, 2011


green eye

Seeing When Blind

Scientists found that some blind people can follow spots with their eyes or point them out.

November 24, 2011


siamese cat

Why Are Siamese Cats Cross-Eyed?

Have you ever noticed that Siamese cats are cross-eyed? In fact, that's the only way a Siamese cat can see straight.

November 1, 2011


close up of a fruit fly

Flies’ Eyes And Human Eyes May Be Closely Related

Scientists found that nearly identical genes play key roles in the formation of the eyes in mammals and fruit flies.

October 1, 2011


Brain MRI

The Tale Of Dr. Harvey’s Illicit Souvenir

Some people can vegetables or preserves. Dr. Harvey preferred the most famous brain in theoretical physics.

August 10, 2011


child spinning in the playground

How Semi-Circular Canals In Our Ears Keep Us Balanced

It can happen at a carnival or on the dance floor--that moment when you stop spinning and the world starts spinning around you.

May 6, 2011


man in 3d glasses

3D: Harmful To The Eyes?

3D TV and movies seem to be all the rage but are they harmful to eyes?

December 8, 2010



Eagles Have Eyes That Produce A Telephoto Effect

Eagle's have very different vision compared to humans.

« Previous PageNext Page »

Stay Connected

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from A Moment of Science:

Support for Indiana Public Media Comes From

About A Moment of Science

Search A Moment of Science