Summary Of ' Louie Schwartzberg : Hidden Miracles Of The Natural World

805 Words Dec 7th, 2016 4 Pages
There were two TED Talks that I gravitated to and caught my attention. These gratifying TED Talks were “Louie Schwartzberg: Hidden miracles of the natural world,” and “Dan Phillips: Creative houses from reclaimed stuff.” I was very intrigued with both of these presenters and was able to correlate their information with what information I learned in class. During the duration of the semester, we learned about various environmental issues, such as our ecological footprint and different types of organisms that live throughout the world. Louie Schwartzberg explained to the audience that there is so much to the world we live in. Not everything can be seen through the naked eye. Through updated technology, one is able to go beneath the surface, slow down, or speed up different organisms to see how things work or discover something entirely new. Schwartzberg used a high-speed camera in order to slow down a dragonfly. Apparently, a dragonfly could move all four of its wings on completely different directions. While sitting on a river somewhere and a dragonfly comes along, who knew a dragonfly could do all that? Well through advanced cameras, Louie Schwartzberg did. Now using the new information from cutting-edge technology, scientists and engineers are able to create different technology by using biomimicry. According to the Google Dictionary, biomimicry is defined as, “the design and production of materials, structures, and systems that are modeled on biological entities and…

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