Posts Tagged: Physics

The Colour of the Universe: Cosmic Latte

I am currently in the process of compiling a comprehensive list of colour names to provide a basis for other aspects of this project. It has turned out to be quite a major undertaking, involving several thousand words, testing the

The Colour of the Universe: Cosmic Latte

I am currently in the process of compiling a comprehensive list of colour names to provide a basis for other aspects of this project. It has turned out to be quite a major undertaking, involving several thousand words, testing the

Nature’s Variety of Colour

The London College of Fashion has been running a series of fashion science talks called Skin Deep, including one entitled ‘Nature’s Variety of Colour’ given by Andrew Parker of the Natural History Museum and Green Templeton College, Oxford. The lecture

Nature’s Variety of Colour

The London College of Fashion has been running a series of fashion science talks called Skin Deep, including one entitled ‘Nature’s Variety of Colour’ given by Andrew Parker of the Natural History Museum and Green Templeton College, Oxford. The lecture

The Beauty of Diagrams

The BBC are currently repeating a series first shown last Autumn, on BBC Three, called The Beauty of Diagrams. It’s a six-part series presented by Marcus du Sautoy, the Charles Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science. Each episode

The Beauty of Diagrams

The BBC are currently repeating a series first shown last Autumn, on BBC Three, called The Beauty of Diagrams. It’s a six-part series presented by Marcus du Sautoy, the Charles Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science. Each episode

White Noise

I recently visited the curiously named (In the Days of the Comet) seventh British Art Show at the Hayward Gallery, open in London until 17th April before moving on to Glasgow. My favourite piece in the exhibition was the captivating

White Noise

I recently visited the curiously named (In the Days of the Comet) seventh British Art Show at the Hayward Gallery, open in London until 17th April before moving on to Glasgow. My favourite piece in the exhibition was the captivating

Colour at the Edge of the Universe

It is impossible to talk about colour without talking about light. Without light, we cannot see colour. According to modern theories of physics, all the light, and therefore colour in the universe was created by the Big Bang, 13.7 billion

Colour at the Edge of the Universe

It is impossible to talk about colour without talking about light. Without light, we cannot see colour. According to modern theories of physics, all the light, and therefore colour in the universe was created by the Big Bang, 13.7 billion