Science Sunday: Optical Illusions

Looking for some fascinating scientific discoveries? Look no further than WFSB’s Science Sunday video series! In the latest edition, presenter Mark Dixon delves into illusions and their impact on our brains. He showcases an incredible optical illusion that will leave you wondering how your brain perceives the world around you. The Science Sunday series is a must-watch for anyone interested in science and technology; watch the full video below to learn more!


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Aoife Ryle is the Education Programs Manager at the Connecticut Science Center. In addition to working with school groups, she works with our Teen Program, and shoots weekly science segments for WFSB. She has a degree in Bioengineering from the University of Maine and has a personal interest in the life sciences and engineering which makes bioengineering a perfect crossover.

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Mark Dixon is a meteorologist on WFSB Channel 3 Eyewitness News and a host of the weekly Science Sunday segments with the Connecticut Science Center. He has been nominated for several Emmy awards for weather anchoring and has won awards from the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcaster’s Association and the American Meteorological Society.