Putting Holograms to Work

It’s hard for real science to compete with Hollywood sometimes. After seeing Tony Stark’s haptic, immersive 3D computer interface, we struggle to be impressed by — wait, people are using holograms to help firefighters see through flames? And when combined with a form of gene therapy, holograms may help the blind see again?

Sometimes science really is just as cool as science fiction. Learn more about what holograms really are and what they’re being used for in this episode of Fw:Thinking.