8 Amazing Facts About the Human Eye

There is an obligation to gaze at the Chanukah candles. Just like the miracle of Chanukah, when the tiny flask of oil was more than a simple jar, our eyes have miraculous capabilities.

  • An average person blinks 12 times per minute!
  • It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
  • The eyeball of a human weighs approximately 28 grams.
  • The eyes can process 36,000 bits of information every hour
  • A human eye blinks about 10,000 times per day.
  • The cornea is the only tissue in the human body that does not require blood.
  • The human eye sees in 576 megapixels.
  • The eye is composed of more than 2 million working parts.