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Posts tagged visible light

February 12, 2013

 

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How Fluorescent Lighting Affects Color

Did you know that florescent lighting affects the look of color (including makeup!)

May 9, 2012

 

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Reindeer Have Ultraviolet Vision

Scientists tested eighteen reindeer with light, and found that their eyes responded to both visible light and ultraviolet.

October 31, 2011

 

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Seeing Yellow

Why is yellow still the most popular highlighter color?

July 13, 2011

 

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You’d Look Stunning In Infrared

What would it be like if our eyes evolved to see infrared light?

April 21, 2008

 

Two-story tall greenhouse

Why Is a Hothouse Hot?

Touch the inside surface of a window on a cold day and you can see that glass is bad at keeping out cold. Why does glass work so well for building hothouses?

July 17, 2007

 

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Heated Differences

Why do regular incandescent light bulbs get hotter than fluorescent bulbs? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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