List of Figures; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction Mike Sheppard and Andrew Fabian; 1. The Evolution of Eyes Dan-Eric Nilsson; 2. Visions Paul Fletcher; 3. Colour and Vision Anya Hurlbert; 4. Science, Vision, Perspective Carlo Rovelli; 5. Vision of the Cosmos Carolin Crawford; 6. Visions of a Digital Future Sophie Hackford; 7. Computer Vision Andrew Blake; Index.
Leading public intellectuals give perspectives on the theme of vision from a range of fields across science and the arts.
Andrew Fabian is an Emeritus Professor at the Institute of Astronomy of the University of Cambridge and Emeritus Fellow of Darwin College. Janet Gibson is the College Registrar for Darwin College at the University of Cambridge. Mike Sheppard is an Honorary Fellow of Darwin College, Cambridge. Simone Weyand is a Fellow of Darwin College, a Visiting Scientist at the Department of Biochemistry, and a Visiting Scientist at the Cambridge Institute of Medical Research.