Image Cache: We are visual beings: Our perception of the world is intrinsically tied to our ability to perceive light. But what about the places where light doesn't fall? Do places in shadow still encode information for the visual cortex to process? Can shadows actually tell us something meaningful about the landscapes they darken?
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Laser scanning has helped England do everything from discovering new things about Stonehenge to planning better flood infrastructure. Now, the country has made the entirety of its massive trove of scans available for free — in part because of requests from everyone from researchers to Minecraft players.