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Over the Rainbow - the Science, Magic and Meaning of Rainbows

Covering the science, their various beautiful forms in nature, other amazing light forms and much more, this is the perfect book for budding scientists, artists or just lovers of all things rainbow.

“A beautiful book that captures the science, history and cultural significance of rainbows. This book is for anyone who wants to learn more about one of nature's most beautiful optical illusions!”
—Rachel Ignotofsky, creator of Women in Science

There’s nothing better than a rainbow appearing after a storm, but have you ever wondered why they appear and what makes them so colorful? Rainbows have fascinated us for centuries and there’s so much to learn from them. From inspiring different mythology, literature, television and culture to becoming a symbol of hope, acceptance and pride, find out more about these natural wonders in this beautifully illustrated and fascinating guide.