If you’ve ever been curious about the logistics behind city planning, this may be of interest.
According to this post we found on Strombo, scientists at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York have discovered a striking similarity between aerial shots of cities taken at night and scans of the human brain.
Sound crazy? Take a look below:
Using night shots of major cities taken from the International Space Station and comparing them to brain scans found at the Wadsworth Centre in New York, researchers were floored by the uncanny likeness between the two images. This suggests that the development of the human brain may not be so different from the way in which a city develops and grows over time. An interesting idea.
To get the full story, check out Strombo’s post here