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The Contradictions in How We Explain Colors

R. Philip Bouchard
May 10, 2017 · 18 min read

The Spectrum of Light

How the Trichromatic Models Work

How the RGB Model Works

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The Missing Colors

The Concept of Pigments

The CMY and CMYK Models

The Red-Yellow-Blue Model

The Color-Temperature Model

Color Screens for Bees, Birds, and Dogs

Summary

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Insightful stories about science, nature, language, and education. Browse a collection of more than 50 fascinating articles.