You’ve probably heard about this YouTube video where some fellow gets totally wound up over a double rainbow. I admit that I haven’t watched the whole thing, but I think that I get the point. He’s psyched.
Anyhow, this was one of those internet sensations (14.2 million views) and he’s cashing in by selling t-shirts. Good for him. The problem is that he’s got the rainbows all wrong. The outer rainbow has its colors reversed compared to the inner rainbow. The inner rainbow is violet on the inside and red on the outside. The outer rainbow is red on the inside and violet on the outside.
|Wrong physics spoils an otherwise cool t-shirt!|
If you’re going to make a t-shirt at least get the science right. Here’s a good place to start.