Tag: art

This Is Not Yellow

Using GPS, these trails represent pizza delivery in Manhattan on a typical Friday night. And is this a frog or a orse? It’s episode 52 of IMG! This lemon looks yellow to me, and it probably looks yellow to you as well, but not in the same way. You see, here in this room, this

The Speed of Light in Glass

We all know that light bends when it travels through glass, water, or other transparent material – that’s how a microscope, lighthouse and spectacles work! And you might even know that light bends because it travels slower through glass or water than through air – but why does light slow down? And how does it

How to break the speed of light

You may have heard that Einstein’s theory of special relativity imposes a cosmic speed limit: nothing can travel faster than the speed of light. Well, that’s wrong. All that Einstein said was that light moves at the same speed in every reference frame – and while this implies that nothing with real mass can move