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What is color? - Colm Kelleher


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Have you ever wondered what color is? In this first installment of a series on light, Colm Kelleher describes the physics behind colors-- why the colors we see are related to the period of motion and the frequency of waves.

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Meet The Creators

  • Director Alex Rupert, Bernard Tan
  • Educator Colm Kelleher
  • Narrator Colm Kelleher

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