Writer/Actor Alan Alda on stage during a post performance discussion of "Dear Albert: A Reading for the Stage" at the 7th Annual World Science Festival at the NYU Skirball Center on May 28, 2014 in ... more 
Writer/Actor Alan Alda on stage during a post performance discussion of "Dear Albert: A Reading for the Stage" at the 7th Annual World Science Festival at the NYU Skirball Center on May 28, 2014 in New York City. Last year, as part of his annual Flame Challenge, Alda invited scientists to come up with accurate, vivid answers to the deceptively simple question, "What is color?" (Photo by Mike Pont/Getty Images) less 
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