Question of the Week Podcast

Question of the Week episode

Mon, 7th Nov 2011

Do our pupils let in more light if we wear sunglasses?

Sunglasses - revealing hidden patterns? (c) Rich Niewiroski Jr.

The pupil of the eye dilates in low-light conditions. Does this mean that the same amount is let into the eye when we wear sunglasses? Plus, we ask if babies can tie themselves in knots.

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  • Should we wear sunglasses?

    The pupil of an eye widens when it looks though dark-tinted glass and due to this the eye gets more sunlight than it does without sunglasses. So why do we wear sunglasses?

 

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