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Re: How many colors does a rainbow have?

by massa (Hermit)
on Jan 26, 2009 at 15:36 UTC ( #738960=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to How many colors does a rainbow have?

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#!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; my $red = 750e-9; # meters my $violet = 380e-9; my $distance = $red - $violet; my $planck_length = 1.6e-35; my $distinct_colors = $distance / $planck_length; print "There are $distinct_colors distinct colors\n";
[]s, HTH, Massa (κς,πμ,πλ)


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