Links for Nature S33E6: Owl Power

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Episode 6

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February 18, 2015
For centuries, owls have been fascinating hallmarks of children's stories and folk tales the world over. But what actually makes owls so special? Using the camera technology, computer graphics, x-rays and ultra microscopes available in the modern world, we can take a brand new look at owls in more detail than ever before. The real stories behind how they hunt, how their vision and hearing works, and how they fly so silently are influencing 21st century technology and design, from high-tech aircraft and submarines to innovative hearing aids.
February 18, 2015
For centuries, owls have been fascinating hallmarks of children's stories and folk tales the world over. But what actually makes owls so special? Using the camera technology, computer graphics, x-rays and ultra microscopes available in the modern world, we can take a brand new look at owls in more detail than ever before. The real stories behind how they hunt, how their vision and hearing works, and how they fly so silently are influencing 21st century technology and design, from high-tech aircraft and submarines to innovative hearing aids.