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It’s Okay to Be Smart

What Are Rainbows?

Video duration: 5:36

Dorothy went over one. LeVar Burton read to us under one. In a song, Kermit the Frog connected us to one. Even Mork's suspenders were made of them. Our culture, and our skies, are full of rainbows, but do you know how they form? Do we all see the same rainbow? Could cyborg-enhanced mantis shrimp eyes ever see a bigger rainbow?

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Day by day, country by country, we tend to measure seasons differently.

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Why Seasons Make No Sense

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The furthest extremes of light refraction phenomena.

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Birthday math has never been more fun.

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