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What is the rarest color in nature?

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“Plants, animals, or minerals found in nature bear almost every color imaginable. There are two factors that influence what hues you see in the wild: physics and evolution. So, which colors are you least likely to see in the natural world?”

Think about the colors you’ve seen in nature. What colors do you see the most? What’s missing? Make your guess and then watch this TED-Ed by biomedical modeling scientist Victoria Hwang, with direction by Tamara Bogovac of Artrake Studio.

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β€’Β How do your eyes perceive color?

Bonus: Colorscope, an exploration of color across cultures.

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