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Posts tagged wavelength

August 26, 2013

 

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The Color Of The Universe

Scientists have gathered detailed data measuring light from over 2,000 galaxies, some of which are up to several billion light years away from earth.

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!)

June 21, 2012

 

colorful marker caps

A Magical Glow?

Want to stand out in the crowd? Find out what gives fluorescent colors their bright glow.

January 19, 2012

 

clouds in the sky

Why Are Clouds White?

Clouds can range in color from brilliant white to almost black. Why?

October 31, 2011

 

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Seeing Yellow

Why is yellow still the most popular highlighter color?

December 15, 2008

 

Girl using hands as megaphone

Megaphones

Have you ever wondered how simple megaphones like cupping your hands around your mouth amplify your voice so well?

October 15, 2004

 

Better Than Barney

What is better than Barney? Really? Learn about the Big Bang on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Seeing in the Dark

Ever wonder how night vision goggles work? Seeing in the Dark, on today's Moment of Science.

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