What’s the truth about the relationship between space and time? Isobel Nicholson tells us…
Jai Dongre explains why time flies when you’re having fun and the psychological basis of other temporal illusions.
(taken from the latest issue of I,Science magazine)
The Summer 2012 issue of I, Science took a look at perception, discussing senses and their limitations. However, one sense that was not touched upon was that of magnetism, called ‘magnetoception’. The way magnets attract and repel things, or even levitate them (most notably frogs), gives magnetism the aura of the artificial, or the quality […]
Does my bum look big in this? Well, it depends on your perspective, says Julie Gould The way in which others see you is, more often than not, entirely different from the way you see yourself. Self-perception is largely dependent on your state of mind and how you compare yourself with others. Tabloids and magazines […]
Try to imagine being unable to distinguish green from blue. What impact would this have on your daily life? For the colour blind, simple things like crossing the street, shopping for clothes or navigating the tube can become extremely complicated. However, this may now be aided by something known as ColorADD. ColorADD is a colour […]
Taken from Issue 21. You’d be forgiven for thinking that this photo was an intricate model of a train set – but you would be mistaken. It is, in fact, a photograph of a life-sized DART train in Dublin, combined with some post-production magic to fool us into thinking it is tiny. This effect, known […]
I, Science Summer 2012 | Issue 21