This researcher created an algorithm that removes the water from underwater images


Why do all the pictures you take underwater look blandly blue-green? The answer has to do with how light travels through water. Derya Akkaynak, an oceangoing engineer from the University of Haifa, has figured out a way to recover the colorful brilliance of the deep.

Read the full story at SciAm: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/sea-thru-brings-clarity-to-underwater-photos/

Video by Erik Olsen: http://erikolsen.com/

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