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Posts tagged different colors

August 2, 2007


Multicolored milk puddle

What’s So Primary about Primary Colors?

With three simple ingredients, a red, a green, and a blue spotlight, you can make any color of the rainbow. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 8, 2006



Science Joke (Light Shift)

What's the best thing about having a rocket-powered car? If you go fast enough, the red lights look green!

February 24, 2005


Jamaican Click Beetle

Do you know anything about the Jamaican click beetle? It’s a bioluminescent insect and it’s belly glows orange. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003


When the Sky Turns Green

If you look at the horizon at sunset–exactly as the last sliver of sun disappears–you might see a flash of brilliant green blaze across the sky.

September 27, 2003


Star Light, Star White

The back of your eye, called the retina, has two kinds of cells: rods and cones. In bright light the cones are what we use, while in dim light the cones are less active and the rods take over.

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