Peach Fuzz Is Pantone’s Color of the Year–And It’s Everywhere in Nature

It’s official: 2024 is the year of Peach Fuzz. That’s according to the team of forecasters at the Pantone Color Institute, which has elected this gentle, orangey-pink hue as Color of the Year. The hue “echoes our innate yearning for closeness and connection” and is “radiant with warmth and modern elegance,” the institute’s executive director, … Read more

Uranus and Neptune are actually similar blues, ‘true’ color images reveal

In the summer of 1989, from a remote expanse of our solar system where sunlight is merely a tepid glow, NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft radioed to Earth humankind’s very first images of Neptune. The pictures revealed the sun’s outermost planet was a stunning, deep blue orb. In contrast, Uranus, Neptune’s planetary neighbor and the first … Read more