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Questions tagged [colors]

For questions relating to color or the perception of color.

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Would life always name the light from their sun “white” [on hold]

I've heard it said that white light contains all the colors in it. Our sun produces white light and that the visible spectrum is just the range we evolved to see because our atmosphere is transparent ...
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Would plants on a planet orbiting a star like ours, have any different color?

So I'm currently designing an alien habitable planet that orbits a star similar to our Sun. Assuming that the composition of the planet's atmosphere, as well as its pressure, are similar to the ones ...
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What would a beach look like if prolonged exposure to humans made the sand change color?

So one of the supernatural elements in my urban fantasy story is a system of "aura-syncing" that explains how various supernatural abilities extend to one's clothes and belongings. A full explanation ...
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Advanced Alien Coloring [closed]

The Mantis Shrimp is a crustacean known for two things: its punch its eyes For this question I will focus on the latter. A theory about the effects of their super vision is that it causes their ...
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Perceiving color like a native

Assumptions One habitable world in each system (blue sun system and yellow sun system). The two worlds are fundamentally Earth-like. The native humanoid species on each world are genetically ...