Colour: The Spectrum of Science

We live in a world ablaze with colours, far more complex and fascinating than they appear. In this series, physicist Helen Czerski uncovers what colour is, how it works, and how it has written the story of our planet.

Episodes

Air Date: December 14, 2016 - 50:17
Physicist Helen Czerski examines life forms and their use of colour, from iridescence to chlorophyll.
Air Date: December 07, 2016 - 54:16
This episode focuses on chemistry in the five colours that tell the story of the planet itself.