I love Yellowstone. Within Yellowstone, I love the Grand Prismatic Spring. That's why I was happy to actually learn something I didn't already know about it. A new video explains why it has all of its pretty colors.

The Science Channel

Microbial mats? Ratio of Chlorophyll? What's a carotenoid? What sort of strange language is this? Ah, science. That class I should have paid more attention to when I was in school. Sigh.

My simple 2nd grade-educated mind can only grasp that the Grand Prismatic Spring is very orange-y and greenish. That's why I endorse the idea of following the Science Channel on Twitter to let the smart people explain the simple things I enjoy.

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