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Wikipedia gives interesting results of the spectrum

by freakingwildchild (Scribe)
on Jan 30, 2009 at 11:23 UTC ( #740143=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: How many colors does a rainbow have? (8)
in thread How many colors does a rainbow have? would give 6 colors, would give 7 colors ...

Place your bets!

In the rgb theory the prisma could also have 6768-1 colors, refered to

I've just been counting the colors in the visible spectre image below, 6768 colors including the black waveline... but I think I'm just pulling the line a bit too much now ;)

Personally I think infinity-1, with 7 distinct visible differences.

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[Corion]: Heh - I just realized, $work management just declared "no raises for anybody this year", and I'm not even angry about that. Even though that implicitly means "raises for the people with an automatic 5% raise in their contract", which the newly-merged ...
[Corion]: ... coworkers have. But I guess I've gone more mellow since I get to relax more, and such stuff doesn't make me as angry as it used to.
[Corion]: $boss will still get to listen to my interpretation :-D

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