Color plays a major role in the analysis and communication of scientific information. New tools are helping to improve how color can be applied more accurately and effectively to data.
Laboratory experiments and geochemical model suggest that chlorate is very effective to oxidize reducing iron to reddish iron oxides on Mars when liquid water was present on the surface.
When the blue dye resazurin encounters living microorganisms, it transforms into fluorescent pink resorufin and helps scientists understand ecosystem respiration, but it has its limitations.
Satellite data reveal how colorful algae are melting the Greenland ice sheet.
Lakes in the US and Europe have been getting more tea-colored over the past 30 years, and this “browning” trend may increase nutrient levels and affect lake water quality.
Nearby vegetation affects the color of organic matter, a new study finds.
How do Hubble images get their vivid colors and subtle shading?