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Somewhere over the rainbow?

Where do the colors of the rainbow come from? How can you make one yourself? Find out in this week of Pop-up Science about light and colors!

Watch out for this week’s first episode of Supergscheit! – it might get explosive. For once, trying out at home strictly forbidden!

Activities for this week

DIY Experiment – Which colors hide in the light?

If you can’t await the next time you’ll see a rainbow in the skies, check out our video on how to make your own! Use the same trick to explore, which colors hide in the light of different lamps.

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Science leaflet

So how exactly do rainbows form? What is so great about seeing a rainbow form an airplane? And what is light in the first place? Learn more in this week’s science leaflet.

Interview with a microscopy expert

Jakob Vorlaufer loves doing research with colorful lasers. Find out in this week’s Pop-up Science interview why this can be dangerous at times, and how he uses colorful light to look at cells very closely.

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