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What Color is the Universe?

Season 3 Episode 21

About the Episode

When you stare up at the night sky, you might think that the universe is really black, but that's just because our eyes aren't sensitive enough to see the billions and billions of multicolored stars out there. Ever wonder why certain stars are certain colors? And what color is our sun, really? If we looked at enough stars, could we figure out the average color of the universe?

Aired: 03/15/15 | Expires: | Runtime: 2m 51s
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