Visualising 400,000 Years of Humanity’s Relationship With Light

The Atlantic schools us on the history of our relationship with light:

400,000 years ago, humans and Neanderthals discovered fire. This ignited a relationship between people and photons that changed the course of mankind—and continues to evolve to this day. Take a tour through the visual history of light.

The project also includes a detailed timeline of light inventions throughout humanity, which you can find here.

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