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Realm of the Rainbow

Science  26 May 2000:
Vol. 288, Issue 5470, pp. 1351
DOI: 10.1126/science.288.5470.1351

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Color A Multidisciplinary Approach. Heinrich Zollinger. Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, and Verlag Helvetica Chimica Acta, Zürich, 1999. 268 pp. $120, £70, DM198, EUR101.24, sFr176. ISBN 3-906390-18-7.

In this multifaceted account, Zollinger views the color spectrum from the perspectives of physics, chemistry, biology, and culture. He covers topics ranging from the quantum chemistry of light emission, through the neurophysiology of the visual cortex, psychology, and linguistics, to the aesthetics of color in the history of art.

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