Tagged: vision

Bad light stopped play - Physics Stop

Marcus Wilson Aug 26, 2020

One of the top challenges for physics in the modern era, along with Climate Change and explaining Dark Energy, has to be fixing the problem of bad light*. (I’m talking cricket – what else?) It’s a quintessentially English problem. It’s not raining, the pitch is perfectly playable, the spectators (COVID-19 notwithstanding) are enjoying themselves, but the umpires bring the … Read More

Health Check: what caused my stye and can I get rid of it? - Guest Work

Guest Author Mar 07, 2018

James Armitage, Deakin University and Jacqueline Kirkman, Deakin University This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Many of us will have a stye in our lifetime. While they can be quite sore, the concern for most is the aesthetics of a swollen and red eyelid, especially as it’s hard … Read More

The race to create the bionic eye - Guest Work

Guest Author Dec 12, 2011

by Anthony Hall, Associate Professor, Monash University The path to development of the bionic eye is blindingly clear but progress is slow. There’s been an explosion of research into retinal and brain-based bionic eyes and the race to develop one has started to generate effective and commercially lucrative devices. Blindness affects about 50,000 Australians, the majority of whom … Read More