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Contact Lenses With Infrared Vision? 99

Posted by samzenpus
from the all-the-better-to-see-you-with dept.
Orlando (12257) writes "A story on Singularity Hub reports that "Researchers at the University of Michigan, led by electrical engineer Zhaohui Zhong, have devised a way to capture the infrared spectrum without requiring the cooling that makes infrared goggles so cumbersome." The method uses graphene and could one day lead to ultra light weight infrared vision technology."
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Contact Lenses With Infrared Vision?

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  • by Scutter (18425) on Monday March 31, 2014 @09:45AM (#46620591) Journal

    Exactly. I'm not sure why it needs to jump directly to contacts. Why not just regular sunglasses? The article even says "...that makes infrared goggles so cumbersome." So, great! Now you can pack all of that down into a standard pair of glasses that you can easily put on and take off, even when your fingers are filthy from crawling in the dirt during combat.

  • Re:Obammycare (Score:0, Insightful)

    by Anonymous Coward on Monday March 31, 2014 @10:11AM (#46620827)

    What fascinates me is that Dem policies also invariably make the "rich" rich even richer, while making almost everyone else (in the poor to middle class) poorer. Yet, they keep winning elections. It almost makes you believe that the public school system is producing a bunch of indoctrinated idiots.

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