10 Amazing Facts About Light And Vision

Light is one of the most fascinating phenomenon’s to exist in nature. It is said that no known entity in the universe can travel faster than the speed of light, it is nature’s speed limit. Some of the oldest light to reach our planet has traveled billions of years, making it one of the oldest things in the entire universe. Light and its corresponding sense, vision, allows us to see and perceive the world around us, and all its glory. Colors exist based on the varying intensity of light produced by each object, making the world around us seem utterly beautiful and mesmerizing. There is a lot that is yet to be understood about light, but this list features 10 things you may not know about light and vision.

Time Dilation

If you travel at the speed of light for over a year, you are likely to experience time dilation. This means that while you have only experienced a single year during this period, you will likely find that Earth has moved forward by hundred of years.

Human Bioluminescence

Much like certain types of jelly fish in the sea, the human body is bioluminescent as well. Unfortunately the glow is too dim for us to become glow-in-the-dark.

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