Monday, December 8, 2008


(Images via Daily Mail, wikipedia, wikipedia and National Geographic)

This brilliant prism of the color spectrum can be seen in everything from garden hose sprays to rainstorms and squalls.

(Image via missourisky)

They’re stunning, yet easy to explain: rays of light refract in molecules of water, causing a prismatic display of the color spectrum. The rainbow is made up of “Roy G. Biv” (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet) but the colors are actually a continuum, not distinct “stripes” of separate hues.