If you haven’t yet downloaded the apps in our Uncovered series, then you’re in for a surprise—actually, loads of them. Because as much as you like to trust your own eyes and ears, it turns out that what they tell you can be wildly, wonderfully wrong. So get these apps . . . and get ready for a surprise.
Best of all, they’re free.
A curious clock—for the time of your life
Standard units of time like seconds, hours, days, months, and years chop up time into chunks that seem sensible. But here’s an experiment: What if you were to measure the time of your life in other, very different units? Does life feel shorter? Longer? More absurd? More precious?
Now’s the time to find out.
An Interactive Book for the iPad
Hear with your eyes, see with your ears, test your hearing, make and modify recordings—this app puts you at the center of the experiment.
Explore the surprising side of sound with Sound Uncovered, an interactive collection featuring auditory illusions, acoustic phenomena, and other things that go bump, beep, boom, and vroom.
An Interactive Book for the iPad and Android Tablets
When is yellow yellower than yellow? What color is a whisper? What's missing from the palette of Renaissance painters?
Explore the surprising side of color with Color Uncovered, featuring fascinating illusions, articles, and videos.