Thermal image of a person drinking, c 1980s.

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Thermal image of a person drinking, c 1980s.
3 6 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 28cm

Description

This image was produced by a heat camera exhibit in the Launch Pad gallery at the Science Museum, London. Everything gives out infra-red radiation, and the warmer the object, the greater the radiation given off. Undetectable to the human eye, infra-red radiation can be picked up by a thermal imaging camera and the resulting image displayed as a 'false colour' picture on a computer screen. Warm objects are represented on the screen by red or yellow, and cool objects by blue or black.

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

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