Science Explains Why The Hobbit Looks Weird In 48 Frames Per Second


Science Explains Why The Hobbit Looks Weird In 48 Frames Per Second

Movieline interviewed filmmaker James Kerwin, who also lectures on the science of film perception and consciousness. He explained that humans actually view reality at what would be a 66 frames-per-sec

Brian Cox – What Was There Before The Big Bang?

Brian Cox – What Was There Before The Big Bang?

Physicist and professor of particle physics Brian Cox explains hypotheses about the causation of the big bang. Brian Cox is a brilliant scientist who makes complex cosmological concepts like the big bang way more easy to understand.

In the beginning, there was an infinitely dense, tiny ball of matter. Which started to expand and would eventually give rise to the atoms, molecules, stars and galaxies we see today.
But what was there before the big bang? What was the state of the universe before…Well, everything?

Brian Cox explains how inflation fueled by a mysterious form of energy that permeated empty space itself, left the universe desolate and cold. And only after that did the hot, dense conditions of the Big Bang emerge.

If cosmic inflation correctly describes what happened before the Big Bang, it may push the ultimate answer to the question of where we came from beyond the reach of science.

Brian Cox also mentions alternative theories to cosmological inflation which tell us what caused the initial conditions that would eventually give rise to the big bang.

The twin pillars of modern physics are Einstein’s General Relativity and quantum theory.
To understand how the big bang emerged and what came before it, it is essential to unite Einstein’s theory with quantum theory.

The most distant objects in the Universe are 47 billion light years away, making the size of the observable Universe 94 billion light years across.

If you are wondering, how can the observable universe be larger than the time it takes light to travel over the age of the Universe? The answer is because the universe has been expanding during this time.

And this causes very distant objects to be further away from us than their light travel time.
Most scientists think the entirety of the universe extends way beyond the observable universe. But is there anything beyond the entirety of the universe?

Brian Cox also explains if there is anything beyond our known universe and how it will “end”.

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MonsterQuest: REAL HOBBIT REVEALED ON CAMERA (S1, E12) | Full Episode | History

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Travel to the interior of Sumatra, in Indonesia, in a search for what locals call the Orang Pendak, translated as: Man of the Woods. In 2004 skeletal remains were found on the neighboring island of Flores, in Season 1, Episode 12, “The Real Hobbit.” #MonsterQuest
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“MonsterQuest” takes a scientific look at reported sightings of cryptozoological creatures (cryptids) and paranormal entities around the world, including the Loch Ness Monster, Bigfoot, and werewolves.

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The Outside – The Sky is Blue Sketches

The Sky is Blue is the first book in trilogy by Simon Hosking. Available now as an Amazon eBook.

Having released the book, the author is slowly creating a soundtrack to accompany the project. The Sky is Blue Sketches are some initial thoughts and themes that may, or may not make it through to the final cut.

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How Movies Trick Your Brain To See Movement

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When we watch movies, our eyes are seeing thousands upon thousands of frames. But how exactly do movies trick our brains so things appear completely smooth?

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The Persistence Of Vision:

“Our eyes offer one of the five specialized means by which our mind is able to form a picture of the world. The eye is a remarkable instrument, having certain characteristics to help us process the light we see in such a way that our mind can create meaning from it.”

Persistence Of Vision:

“Your eye and brain can hold on to a series of images long enough to form a single complete picture.”

Beta movement:

“Beta movement is a perceptual illusion whereby two or more still images are combined by the brain into surmised motion. Beta movement is one of two illusions referred to as ‘phi phenomena.'”

Phi Phenomenon:

“The phi phenomenon is a perceptual illusion in which a disembodied perception of motion is produced by a succession of still images. Confusingly, the term “phi phenomena” is used to refer to both phi phenomenon and beta movement, a related illusion.”

Do Human Eyes ‘See’ Like Cameras? A Look at the Resolution & Frame Rate of Vision:

“Cameras are the “eyes” of cinema, recognizing, capturing, and processing images at certain frame rates and resolutions. But, what about our own eyes? At what “frame rate” do we process images and at what resolution?”

Why Frame Rate Matters:

“We all know the motion picture is a lie. That movement on screen? It’s just a bunch of still images. Still images that seem more like believable, realistic, lifelike motion the faster they flicker along.”

Why Movies Like ‘The Hobbit’ Are Moving From 24 To 48 fps:

“With The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug hitting cinemas this Friday, December 13, our attention yet again turns to one of the film’s most exciting and divisive aspects: Peter Jackson’s decision to film the entire thing at 48 frames per second (fps), rather than the industry standard of 24 fps.”

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