What Color Is A Mirror?



Published on Aug 3, 2012 by 
LEARN MORE and, in order of appearence:

Molly (Emotistyle): http://www.youtube.com/user/emotistyle

Javier: http://www.youtube.com/user/werevertumorro

Loka: http://www.youtube.com/user/LeMondedeLoka

Great web exhibit on the causes of color:http://www.webexhibits.org/causesofcolor/

"color" vs "colour":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_and_British_English_spelling_difference...

Study on mirror color: http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?AD=ADA523782

Bad Astronomy on Mirror-color:http://www.badastronomy.com/mad/1996/mirror.html

Great series of mirror tunnels:http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikedefiant/452440663/in/photostream/

Origins of color terms: http://www.worldwidewords.org/articles/colour.htm

Origin of "black": http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=black&allowed_in_frame=0

xkcd's color survey: http://blog.xkcd.com/2010/05/03/color-survey-results/

Tyndall Effect: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyndall_effect

More on scattering: http://www.itp.uni-hannover.de/~zawischa/ITP/scattering.html

A CRAZY bird that uses interference on its feathers to look awesome:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nS1tEnfkk6M

Peacocks also use interference:http://www.webexhibits.org/causesofcolor/15C.html

Fantastic Radio Lab about color terms:http://www.radiolab.org/2012/may/21/sky-isnt-blue/

Straight Dope on the history of color terms:http://www.straightdope.com/columns/read/449/could-early-man-only-see-three-c...

Mirror GIF: http://gifninja.com/animatedgifs/104659/where-is-everybody.gif

my favorite color illusion: http://www.archimedes-lab.org/color_illusory_motion.html

***************

http://www.Twitter.com/Tweetsauce

http://www.Facebook./com/VsauceGaming

Vsauce Tshirts: http://www.districtlines.com/vsauce

music by: http://www.Soundcloud.com/JakeChudnow