Eye Openers!

Some eye-opening facts:

  • If the human eye were a digital camera, it would have 576 megapixels
  • Less than one sixth of the human eye is exposed to the world through the eyelids
  • The human eye can see a dim candle 22 km away in the right conditions
  • Infants begin blinking at 6 months
  • The first known person with blue eyes lived more that 10,000 years ago, when nearly everyone had brown eyes
  • The lens in the human eye is quicker to adjust than even the fastest digital camera
  • The fastest muscle in the human body is the eyelid muscle that lets you blink
  • A single human eye contains 107,000,000 light sensitive cells

Who knew?!

Posted on November 18, 2013 .