In the world around us

Iridescence is a captivating sensation.

In the natural world, iridescence is found in soap bubbles, bird feathers, butterfly wings, gemstones, seashells, and fish and snake scales.

In the human-centric world, color-shifting clothes, automotive paints, the newest cell phones, and even special-edition LSU football helmets are created with iridescent materials.

Explore this gallery for examples of iridescence in the world...