The science of rainbows: it’s something we’re all taught at primary school. Airborne water droplets act like little prisms, bending and splitting light into a brilliant bow of colour. The reality is quite a bit more complicated. Read More >>
The giant rainbow installation, shown above, adorns Amsterdam's Centraal station, and is more than just a pretty picture: the display is created using liquid crystal optics, showcasing novel ways of dispersing light.