An Explanation of the True ‘Cosmic Latte’ Color of the Universe

In a recent episode of It’s Okay To Be Smart, host Joe Hanson explains the true color of the Sun, our galaxy, and the Universe itself. Astronomers have named the color of the Universe “Cosmic Latte” and astronomer Jeffrey Newman wrote a haiku to describe the color of the Milky Way galaxy.

Look at new spring snow –
See the River of Heaven
An hour after dawn.