“Let me be represented as one who trusts his senses, who thinks he knows the things he sees and feels, and entertains no doubts of their existence.” -- Bishop Berkeley
Sunday, March 20, 2005
Another Science Experiment to Try with the Kids
Isaac Newton, early in his investigation of optics, apparently took a bodkin -- a thin dagger, as I understand it -- and slid it between his eyeball and the bones of his eye socket. He then pressed it against the back of his eyeball at various places to see what visual effects were produced.