מיכאל דיקינסון: איך זבוב עף

TEDxCaltech · 15:55 · Filmed Jan 2013
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יכולת הטיסה של הזבוב היא אולי אחד המבצעים הגדולים של האבולוציה. מיכאל דיקינסון בוחן כיצד זבוב בית פשוט יוצא לטיסה עם כנפיים כל כך עדינות, הודות לתנועת נפנוף ושרירי טיסה שהם גם חזקים וגם קלי תנועה. אבל המרכיב הסודי: מוחו המופלא של הזבוב. (צולם ב-TEDxCaltech) An insect's ability to fly is perhaps one of the greatest feats of evolution. Michael Dickinson looks at how a common housefly takes flight with such delicate wings, thanks to a clever flapping motion and flight muscles that are both powerful and nimble. But the secret ingredient: the incredible fly brain. (Filmed at TEDxCaltech.)

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Most people are irritated by the buzzing of a fly's wings. But biologist Michael Dickinson views the sound with a deep sense of wonder. Full bio



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