The Bridge of the Gods

Okay, someone really needs to reprint Isaac Asimov’s excellent essay, “The Bridge of the Gods” which is all about light and rainbows. I’ve been seeing stuff all over about remarkable “double-rainbows” as if this is a new or even a rare phenomenon, but as Asimov explains in his essay, there is a very good explanation not only for the formation of a double-rainbow, but the geometry behind it.

About Jamie Todd Rubin

Jamie Todd Rubin writes fiction and nonfiction for a variety of publications including Analog, Clarkesworld, The Daily Beast, 99U, Daily Science Fiction, Lightspeed, InterGalactic Medicine Show, and several anthologies. He was featured in Lifehacker’s How I Work series. He has been blogging since 2005. By day, he manages software projects and occasionally writes code. He lives in Arlington, Virginia with his wife and three children. Find him on Twitter at @jamietr.