Have you ever seen an atom?

Have you ever seen an atom?

Have you ever seen at atom? Seeing as everything is made of them, you have. But have you ever seen one on its own? Over time, microscopes have become more and more powerful, allowing us to see deeper into the world of the ultra-small. Traditional light microscopes can be used to see things like these

Visualizing video at the speed of light β€” one trillion frames per second

Visualizing video at the speed of light β€” one trillion frames per second

We have built a virtual, slow-motion camera, where we can see photons, or light particles, moving through space. Now you have seen Doc Edgerton’s pictures of a bullet through an apple. But photons travel about a million times faster than bullets. So our camera can see these photons, or bullets of light, traveling through space.

Aaron Koblin: Artfully visualizing our humanity

Aaron Koblin: Artfully visualizing our humanity

So I think data can actually make us more human. We’re collecting and creating all kinds of data about how we’re living our lives, and it’s enabling us to tell some amazing stories. Recently, a wise media theorist Tweeted, “The 19th century culture was defined by the novel, the 20th century culture was defined by

Visualizing Dubstep with a Tube of Fire

Visualizing Dubstep with a Tube of Fire

This episode of “Hard Science” is brought you by Full Sail University. Hey, welcome to “Hard Science.” The show where you use just a little bit of knowledge about the world to bend it to our whim. I’m Anthony. I’m Tara. Tara, have you ever sat back and just watched a music visualizer? I have