Want to stand out in the crowd? Find out what gives fluorescent colors their bright glow.
Do certain colors affect how we think and behave, or how well we perform at work? Find out on this Moment of Science.
The narrow range of angles at which the colors are reflected is the key to why rainbows must be curved.
Fogbows are created in much the same way as normal rainbows are. The main difference is the size of the water droplets which affect the light's refraction.
Variety in color stimulates our appetites. The more colors thrown together, the more we eat. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Who are these color-gifted critters? Hawkmoths. Almut Kelber from Sweden’s Lund University conducted an experiment that showed this surprising result. Imagine a room with a lot of artificial flowers in it, and the only ones with yummy sugar water in them are yellow or blue.
This is just what happened in an experiment in which researchers measured brain activity of volunteers in a study that associated smells and colors.
Scientists from Johns Hopkins gathered detailed data measuring light from over two hundred thousand galaxies, some of which are up to several billion light years away from earth.