FOMO almost made me fry my retinas.
How low can you go? When it comes to inappropriately sexy Halloween costumes, pretty damn low. Look, a sexy superhero is one thing, but when you take something simple and pure - like, say, a baby - you've gone too far. Check out these...Show More Summary
A cool thing happened in the sky today: the moon covered the sun, and people got super emotional about it. While we watched from Earth, either with special glasses. cardboard boxes. or with our own scorched retinas, astronauts got to...Show More Summary
It turns out Alzheimer's affects the retina - the back end of the eye - similarly to how it affects the brain.
Yesterday's total eclipse was quite the sight for U.S. citizens. Thousands of people gathered to watch the solar event, all wearing those special glasses to prevent their retinas from being obliterated. Well, almost all.Whilst photographers...Show More Summary
Image Cache. If you're reading this post, congratulations on following basic instructions and not burning out your retinas while watching today's eclipse. For a few hours, folks across America could put aside the myriad horrors of this year and stare at the hot ball of gas literally keeping us all alive. It was actually quite pleasant! More »
The full solar eclipse has come and gone, and hopefully, you didn’t blast out your retinas looking directly at the sun’s flaming corona without special glasses. Although science types will pooh-pooh eclipse frenzy, […] The post The Best Eclipses In Sci-Fi History appeared first on Geek.com.
Only 10,218 more days left Fun yet fleeting was the solar eclipse that passed through the United States today. Crowds gathered on rooftops. People planned viewing parties. Retinas danced close to the edge of irrevocable eye damage. Merriment...Show More Summary
As you probably know, a lot happens in our brains between what we see (the photons that hit our retinas) and what we actually "see" (the scene that we represent in our minds). Even the size and distance of objects is open to interpretation, primarily based on cues in the environment. Show More Summary
Want to watch the eclipse, but don't want to risk burning your retinas? NASA's public TV channel has you covered: It's streaming the eclipse from every possible angle. You'll be able to watch the moon pass in front of the sun via several...Show More Summary
Buyers beware — the market for the protective eyeware for viewing the eclipse has become 'overrun with counterfeits and fakes.'
A New Jersey amusement park has issued a recall of special eclipse glasses it had sold to customers hoping to look up at today's solar eclipse and not sear their retinas with UV rays. In a Facebook post published Sunday nightm Jenkinson’s...Show More Summary
That’s how long two Oregon men say they looked at a partial solar eclipse with their naked eyes 55 years ago before it burned their retinas, causing permanent blindness.
An Oregon man who burned his retina while looking at a partial eclipse, is warning people about the dangers of viewing the solar eclipse without proper eye protection.
Relive these magical moments one last time, before burning out your retinas forever. Read more...
We know intuitively that staring at the sun is a bad idea, because every time we do it, our eyes water and start to burn. “Solar retinopathy,” the formal name for the damage, occurs when ultraviolet light floods the retina, scarring your eyes with something akin to sunburn. Show More Summary
PITTSTON TOWNSHIP (WNEP) -- James Holt of Pittston Township suffered permanent retina damage after staring into a solar eclipse in the 1960s when Holt was only about 10 years old. Read more| Comments
Ahead of the rare solar event, eye doctors describe the dangers of risky viewing.
(Cedars-Sinai Medical Center) Cedars-Sinai neuroscience investigators have found that Alzheimer's disease affects the retina -- the back of the eye -- similarly to the way it affects the brain. The study also revealed that an investigational, noninvasive eye scan could detect the key signs of Alzheimer's disease years before patients experience symptoms.
If you’re planning on staring at the sun during the solar eclipse on August 21, you’re going to need to either a.) prepare to have your retinas burned or b.) grab some ISO-compliant safe solar eclipse viewing glasses. Your first stop in pursuit of solar eclipse glasses should be your local library. Show More Summary