Q: Is color associated with objects through the wavelength of the light that is reflected from them? ¶
Q: Is color light created by mixing together light of two or more different colors? ¶
Q: Is color responsible for the blues and greens of the feathers of many birds? ¶
A: Yes, as well as certain butterfly wings and beetle shells.
Q: Are colors the achromatic colors and colors such as pink? ¶
A: Yes, and tan, and magenta.
Q: Is color sometimes called chromatics? ¶
A: Yes, and colorimetry, or simply color science.
Q: Are colors based upon the varying sensitivity of different cells in the retina to light of different wavelengths? ¶
Q: Are colors colors caused by interference effects rather than by pigments? ¶
Q: Is color then further conditioned by the nature of the ambient illumination? ¶
A: Yes, and by the color properties of other objects nearby, and via other characteristics of the perceiving eye and brain.
Q: Is color internationally agreed upon and published in the CIE Lighting Vocabulary? ¶
Q: Are colors iridescence? ¶
Q: Is color studied in the field of thin-film optics? ¶