Beyond Our Universe: Understanding the Cosmos We Can’t See

"We are amazingly blind as a species..."

8. 11. 16 by Daniel Barker
Nickolay Lamm
Image by Nickolay Lamm

Humans experience the world much through light and images, so it can seem strange that we are amazingly blind as a species. We only experience light of wavelengths from around 390 to 700 nano-meters – a sliver of all the light that permeates the universe, from gamma rays (0.0001 nano-meters) to AM radio waves (100 meters), and beyond.

So why do we see what we see, and what’s in the part of light that we can’t see?

Uncertainty Principle is a podcast by Daniel James Barker.

Music by


Chris Zabriskie

Find the show online here.

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