Published : 20 Jun 2018 11:26 am

Updated : 20 Jun 2018 11:26 am

 

Published : 20 Jun 2018 11:26 AM
Last Updated : 20 Jun 2018 11:26 AM

history of light

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400,000 years ago, humans and Neanderthals discovered fire. This ignited a relationship between people and photons that changed the course of mankind—and continues to evolve to this day. Take a tour through the visual history of light.

Find a detailed timeline of light inventions throughout humanity here: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/560585/visual-history-light/

For more on the relationship between humans and light, check out Stephen Ong's "The Evolution of Light":
https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/409378/the-evolution-of-light/




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