[–] AmaleksHairyAss 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Cool!

[–] pizzamemario 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Why.

[–] auggs 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

I think it's cool finding the smallest threshold of conscious awareness, I guess.

[–] pizzamemario 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

We are aware of what we want to be aware. There is no limit.

[–] ShinyVoater 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

One not-so-informal metric researchers are graded on is their ability to get grants. You tend to see research like this simply because it's easy to get funded and doesn't take too long, letting researchers pad their grant numbers.

[–] 10155591 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Visual snow

[–] MadCatTimberWolf 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

.. and they teleported it to another galaxy or so they declare. Having not been there for its arrival its a very unscientific claim.

[–] killer7 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago  (edited ago)

It does help that photons are some of the easiest elementary particles to detect.