Modernizing color: CMG holds forecasting conference
- How is your color vision? // Current Health 1;Apr92, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p26
Discusses the cause of color blindness. Explains how the human eye perceives color. Light wavelengths; The retina; Rods and cones; Cones sensitive to red, green and blue; Trichromatic or normal color vision; Achromatopsia or complete color blindness; Partial color blindness; Red-green color...
- Peering through the purple pall of pollution. Hecht, J. // New Scientist;3/7/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1811, p19
Reports on research on the perception of rock color in the Grand Canyon. Research done by Ronald Henry of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles; How the eye and brain see color; Colors that instruments pick up.
- The physics of digital color. Roetling, Paul // Physics Today;Dec92, Vol. 45 Issue 12, p23
Describes advances in digital technology and introduces `Physics Today's' special section on digital color. Digital color images becoming commonplace; Digital color in newspapers and magazines; Explanation of digital color pictures; Example of digital picture; More.
- True colors. DiChristina, M. // Popular Science;May92, Vol. 240 Issue 5, p50
States that researchers at the Naval Civil Engineering Laboratory (NCEL) are experimenting with thermochromic pigments that could change color with temperature. How they could help save energy in houses; Other potential applications.
- Americans have the blues when it comes to color. McCurry, John // Textile World;Dec95, Vol. 145 Issue 12, p28
Presents the results of the 1995 Pantone/Roper Consumer Color Preference Study which reveals that blue is the most popular color in the United States.
- Red, yellow, and blue: The historical origin of color systems. Burton, David // Art Education;Nov92, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p39
Explores the historical origin of color systems. Question on where the color theory come from; How red, yellow and blue became the primary color; Reason why German Romantic poet Wolfgang Goethe has paid attention to color theory; Isaac Newton's book on light and color; Philip Otto Runge's color...
- Living color. Yudell, B.; Beebe, T. // House Beautiful;Aug88, Vol. 130 Issue 8, p78
In skillful hands, color celebrates the variety and nature of materials and transforms our experience of space and place, connecting US with the past. Discusses architectural approach to color.
- A language of color. Hinchman, H. // Sierra;Jan/Feb92, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p15
Presents the author's reflections on the role of color in her life and the art classes she teaches. Describes the variety and beauty of colors in Yosemite National Park in Wyoming; Her attempts to teach students the feel of mixing paint; Influence of color on people.
- Nifty numbers. // National Geographic World;Sep91, Issue 193, p14
Presents several unusual statistics such as the ranking of the color blue in a list of American`s favorite colors, the estimated number of time capsules buried worldwide and the number of times per day that the average person laughs.