Light Darkness and Colours

  • Published 7 months ago
  • Not Rated

Utilizing Goethe’s Theory of Colours (Zur Farbenlehre) as as starting point, Light Darkness and Colours undertakes an entrancing journey through the universe of colours. In 1704, Sir Isaac Newton produced *Light and Refraction*, his investigation of the interactions between daylight and prisms. Newton was, as an exceptional researcher, intent on accomplishing objectivity, which denoted meant studying sunlight in isolation. He supposed colours were held solely in light, and discovered the spectrum he was searching for.

At the time he recreated this test, Goethe discovered a different one, concealed set of colours missed by Newton. Goethe discovered the hidden colours in the boundaries between light and darkness. He felt, as an artist, that one would be unable to discuss light without talking about darkness. Calling it ”the light-darkness polarity’, Goethe made this new scientific discovery using artistic methods in conjunction with science.

From Around the Web

Related Videos

Science
Nikola Tesla - The Genius Who Lit the World
youtube icon
02:22
New

Nikola Tesla - The Genius Who Lit the World is a documentary film on the physicist and inventor Nikola Tesla. Tesla was a Yugoslavian born in 1856 who working at Continental Edison...

  • 219
  • 5 days ago
  • 9.0(1)
Science
The Hellstrom Chronicle
youtube icon
09:09
New

The Hellstrom Chronicle is a 1971 American documentary by Walon Green. Mixing elements of documentary with science fiction, horror and even a kind of prophecy, the film lingers bet...

  • 93
  • 6 days ago
  • Not Rated
Science
Culture in Decline: Economics 101
youtube icon
33:12

From the maker of the Zeitgeist film arrangement, Peter Joseph, comes the most noticeably bad reality show ever: the genuine one. This opening show addresses the nearing 2012 US Pr...

  • 591
  • 3 months ago
  • 7.4(6)
Science
Culture in Decline: What Democracy?
youtube icon
29:20

From the maker of the Zeitgeist film arrangement, Peter Joseph, comes the most noticeably bad reality show ever: the genuine one. This opening show addresses the nearing 2012 US Pr...

  • 721
  • 3 months ago
  • 5.4(4)
Avatar

1498 Videos / 95 Views
Related Articles
On July 23rd, NASA revealed some exciting news via a teleconference, that they had discovered a new Earth like planet mu...
  • 63
  • 2 days ago
On Tuesday, NASA’s New Horizons probe made the first ever flyby of the dwarf planet Pluto, creating images that will ...
  • 207
  • 1 week ago
Along the shores of Sakhalin Island, just off the coast of Russia, a bizarre sea creature has washed up, that is leaving...
  • 356
  • 3 weeks ago
When it comes to magic and science, these two terms simply do not match. Scientists believe in proven facts, and everyth...
  • 879
  • 1 month ago
Image credits the lab of Zhen Gu, Ph.DA super smart insulin patch could be available to diabetics very soon, alleviating...
  • 756
  • 1 month ago