“Silence will save me from being wrong (and foolish), but it will also deprive me of the possibility of being right.” -- Igor Stravinsky
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.