persistence of vision


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persistence of vision

[pər′sis·təns əv ′vizh·ən]
(physiology)
The ability of the eye to retain the impression of an image for a short time after the image has disappeared.
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2) This phenomenon is known as the persistence of vision, and it is the principle behind film projection.
2nd place, Persistence of Vision "POV bike" wins the two-channel 70MHz oscilloscope
When the disc is spun by 'twirling' the two knots between the thumb and forefinger of each hand, persistence of vision makes the two images appear to combine and the complete picture is produced.
BUDDING scientists at President Kennedy School spent a special day in the labs working on challenging chemical and physics experiments The Year 8 cohort worked on extracting and isolating DNA from kiwi fruit, generating electricity with magnets and coils of wire, electroplating (copper plating metals), constructing a zoetrope to explore early moving pictures and the persistence of vision, and making plastic out of milk.
RGB Persistence of Vision Display with Animation 30.
The Persistence of Vision Raytracer [15] (PoV-Ray) is a free and open-source tool to create photorealistic three-dimensional pictures.
EXHIBITIONS Astrid Kirchherr: A Retrospective, Victoria Gallery and Museum, until January 29; Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure, Merseyside Maritime Museum, until January 3; Drer and Italy, above, Lady Lever, until September 26; Persistence of Vision, FACT, until September 5; Beyond The Boundary, International Slavery Museum, until September 12; Arabicity: Such a Near East, The Bluecoat, until September 5; Hitched: Wedding Clothes and Costumes, Sudley House, until spring, 2011.
TheWood Street centre has launched its latest exhibition, Persistence Of Vision.
This footage was shaped into the short television him, Persistence of Vision.
Alfred Bauer, who boasted both a persistence of vision and an ability to outwit bureaucracy at its own game.
My students were able to 'see' how complex our vision is thanks to the optical illusions and persistence of vision activities," said an eighth-grade teacher from Idaho, after utilizing the workbooks with her students.