What Gives the Morpho Butterfly Its Magnificent Blue? | Deep Look

What does it mean to be blue? The wings of a Morpho butterfly are some of the most brilliant structures in nature, and yet they contain no blue pigment — they harness the physics of light at the nanoscale. Learn more about these butterflies: http://goo.gl/dGo5XE

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Funding for Deep Look is provided in part by PBS Digital Studios and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Deep Look is a project of KQED Science, which is supported by HopeLab, The David B. Gold Foundation; S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation; The Dirk and Charlene Kabcenell Foundation; The Vadasz Family Foundation; Smart Family Foundation and the members of KQED. 2016-01-12T16:10:36.000Z Anthony Sandoval

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What Gives the Morpho Butterfly Its Magnificent Blue? | Deep Look