Friday, September 27, 2013

Science proves that there are only 33 shades of grey

by +Tina Cruris

Fifty Shades of Grey my ass. Don't get fooled by the hype of the book series and the forthcoming movie (early 2015), there are only 33 shades of grey which can be distinguished by the human eye. In theory, photoshop can generate 256 shades of grey (so i'm told) but I can't tell the difference between #666666 and #676767.
Grey #666666 compared to grey #676767
I can't see the difference, can you?
When viewing the grey-scale 'spectrum' it appears to blend seamlessly from black to white, but when the scale is broken down into discreet chunks of greyness, the progression becomes apparent. Scientists have been working for years attempting to break down the shades of grey into as many distinguishable packets as possible that are visible to the human eye. Finally an Icelandic scientist, Dr. Grár Vísindamaður has achieved a grey-scale containing 33 unique shades which the naked eye can individually recognize and separate.

33 Shades of Grey - Dr. Grár Vísindamaður
Click to enlarge 33 Shades of Grey
We asked Dr. Vísindamaður to talk about his breakthrough but he speaks very little English and we can't afford a translator, so we used an online one.
Ég er mjög ánægður með að hafa fundið 33 tónum af gráu sem mönnum auga getur greint á. Það hefur verið lífsverk míns síðan ég útskrifaðist frá Háskólanum í Reykjavík. Ég var alveg í uppnámi þegar bókin 50 Sólgleraugu Grey kom út og almenningur voru afvegaleiða í ​​að hugsa að það gæti verið að margir aðgreinanleg stigum í gráa mælikvarða. Ég er mjög ánægður með að smellu Penguin hefur tekið til meistari mál mitt og tilkynna til heimsins skýrir hvers þess horrid bók. Ég held líka að Ian Somerhalder ætti að hafa fengið hluta af Christian Grey.
I am very pleased to have felt 33 shades of gray that the human eye can distinguish. It has been my life's work since I graduated from the University of Reykjavik. I was quite upset when a book 50 Shades Grey was released and the population was distract to think that there might be many extractable levels of gray scale. I am very pleased to slap your penguin has taken to master my case and report to the world explains why the horrid book. I also think that Ian Somerhalder should have been part of Christian Grey.
Hunnam and Johnson 50 shades of grey
Johnson and Hunnam, the two new shades of grey
With the recent announcement that the two main stars of the forthcoming 50 Shades of Grey movie would be Charlie Hunnam (Sons of Anarchy) and Dakota Johnson (Spawn of Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith) Dr. Vísindamaður has begun researching two new shades of grey, both of which he suspects are to be found at the duller end of the scale.

1 comment :

Mrs. Christian Grey said...

He should find another shade so that we can rule #34 shades of grey

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