The Longform Guide to Sight
A blind man who taught himself to see, a killer obsessed with eyes, and how different animals perceive the world — a collection of our favorite articles about sight.
Into the Light
After losing his sight at age 3, Michael May went on to become the first blind CIA agent, set a world record for downhill skiing and start a successful Silicon Valley company. Then he got the chance to see again.
See No Evil
One killer’s creepy obsession.
The Blind Man Who Taught Himself to See
Daniel Kish had his eyes removed at age 1 because he was born with retinoblastoma, a cancer that attacks the retinas. But many people would never guess that he is blind.
The perspective-bending art of identical twins Trevor and Ryan Oakes.
Captain Iván Castro lost his vision in Iraq, but that didn’t stop him from running marathons.
The allure of invisibility.
Movies and TV: Murder or Merger?
How 3-D images affect the eye, plus proof that viewers have hated the technology since at least 1953.
Inside the Eye: Nature’s Most Exquisite Creation
How animals see.