“Seeing Beyond the Human Eye” is a short film that was first televised by PBS in 2012. This video discusses the how technology has caused a huge impact on human perception. Various advancements in modern-day microscopes, telescopes, and video technology have made it possible for people to see minute details of objects. Detailed movements and even the development of plants can also be seen using slow-motion or time-lapse photography.
The film includes ruminations from of esteemed experts like respected filmmaker Jonathan Bregal, Columbia University’s Liza A. Phon, PHD, and Peter Lipschutz from the Hayden Planetarium, sharing their thoughts about how man was able to overcome the limitations of the naked human eye and discovered various ways to explore unchartered territories.