What is going on?
White light is comprised of all the colours of the visible spectrum.
i.e. red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet... as well as the shades in between.
From a science poitn view, visible light ranges in wavelength frequency from VIOLET (400nm) to RED (700nm).
The white light travelling through the feather is split (refracted) into the colours that add up to white.
More on light by Museum Victoria.
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