Xenius: Green, Read, Blue

How Colour Conquered the World

27 min

Available from August 14, 2017 at 12:00 am to September 13, 2017 at 11:59 pm

Colours do not exist in and of themselves. They are a refraction of light: a part of the spectrum is absorbed on the object's surface, and the other reflected. Throughout evolution, eyes have adapted to recognise these wavelengths. Gradually, mankind has learned to produce the colours and use them.

  • Presenter:Emilie Langlade, Adrian Pflug
  • Country:Germany
  • Year:2016