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Microscopic Smart Phone Stop-motion by Aardman

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“The film, which was created by animators at Aardman Animations in the UK, is a celebration of a new technology that goes beyond entertainment. The film was shot with a Nokia N8 smartphone 12-megapixel camera attached to a 50x magnification microscope called CellScope. Invented by … Read More

Folksy Visual Brain Map

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I love the simple naivety of this “scientific illustration”, taken from the Brain Museum website.  Science Viz can be sketchy & stylized. This diagram indicates that the circuits of the brain have evolved to extract (from the great complex flux of energies that course through … Read More

Teddy Bear Vision – Final Documentation

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Teddy Bear Vision was inspired by an early neuroscience experiment (Marr & Nishihara, Phil Trans R Soc Lond B, 275: 483, 1976) in which the visual system’s processing of orientation selectivity was mapped out @ contrast borders’ location. Here is an image from the original … Read More

Jim Campbell – LED contrast vision

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I appreciate Jim Campbell’s work with the concepts of early visual system processing. This final image, shown at USC’s Phatasmagoria’s show in Fall 2008, seems to speak more to ghost-like shadow traces in the mind than early vision. It is poetic, and calls to mind … Read More

Luminance Contrast Mapping in LGN cell – early demonstrations

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Famous Hubel and Wiesel Cat Experiments from the 1950s. Mapping the receptive field within a lateral geniculate nucleus cell. The cell responds (fires, mapped to analog audio signal) best to light-off at its center and light-on in the surround.

First Bionic Eye

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Guido Mocafico Photography

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Arranged (arraigned?) jellies

Gorgeous Microbiology

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Martin Oeggerli, Photographer & Microbiologist

Mission From the Future

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Large Hadron Collider, mission aborted by future people again! (Matt from MICA’s infamous toast sculpture)