Victorian Pseudosciences: Solving Murders with Eyeballs

2016 October 24
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Victorian Pseudosciences: Solving Murders with Eyeballs

In the 1800s, Wilhelm Kühne created an image of a window from the eyes of a rabbit. Was this technology applicable to humans? Hosted by: Michael Aranda ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters -- we couldn't make SciShow without them! Shout out to Bryce Daifuku, Kevin Bealer, Justin Lentz, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Patrick Merrithew, Accalia Elementia, Fatima Iqbal, Benny, Kyle Anderson, Mike Frayn, Tim Curwick, Will and Sonja Marple, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Kathy Philip, Patrick D. Ashmore, Thomas J., Charles George, Bader AlGhamdi. ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1755-3768.2012.02450.x/full https://thechirurgeonsapprentice.com/2015/09/09/dead-mens-eyes-a-history-of-optography/ http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/how-forensic-scientists-once-tried-see-dead-persons-last-sight-180959157/?no-ist http://health.howstuffworks.com/mental-health/human-nature/perception/eye2.htm https://strangeremains.com/2016/05/14/how-to-develop-pictures-from-a-corpses-eyes/ http://jv.gilead.org.il/evans/optogram.html https://www.britannica.com/science/alum https://www.britannica.com/science/rhodopsin Slain Man’s Eye Shows Picture of Murderer article Photos Show Killer's Face In Retina article http://www.museumofoptography.net/People_(Scientists)/Entries/2011/8/14_Dr._Med._Evangelos_Alexandridis.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0DYP-u1rNM https://ehs.princeton.edu/book/export/html/581 http://chestofbooks.com/arts/photography/Studio-Light-1919/The-Chemistry-Of-Reduction-Reduction.html http://photo.net/black-and-white-photo-film-processing-forum/002bIB Image Sources: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:P5904296.gif https:[email protected][email protected][email protected][email protected][email protected][email protected]r-obyGTw-odimQV-owkN6g-ouLY5C-ouNCnZ-B9DeV9-oeyQww https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Darwin#/media/File:Charles_Darwin_seated_crop.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Thomson,_1st_Baron_Kelvin#/media/File:Lord_Kelvin_photograph.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Schematic_diagram_of_the_human_eye_en.svg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Thomsons_mirror_galvanometer,_1858._(9663806048).jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Darwin_Tree_1837.png https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Geospiza_magnirostris.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:HMSBeagle.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Schematic_diagram_of_the_human_eye_en.svg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_camera#/media/File:Susse_Fr%C3%A9re_Daguerreotype_camera_1839.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Daguerreotype_Daguerre_Atelier_1837.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Franz_Christian_Boll.JPG https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Femme-au-chien_neg.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wilhelm_Kuhne.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kuhne_Rabbit_optogram.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%27The_Kip_Brothers%27_by_George_Roux_01.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Optography#/media/File:Kuhne_Reif_human_optogram_drawing.jpg