A Visual History of Light from The Atlantic on Vimeo.

 

This 2 minute video by The Atlantic takes us through a visual history of light’ from wood fires to hydrogen fusion. It sheds light on some of the most important breakthroughs in artificial light, including the photographic flash, that have formed the modern world. 

You can find a more detailed timeline of light inventions throughout humanity here: theatlantic.com/video/index/560585/visual-history-light/