reply to post by Sahabi
It depends on how the brain is going to interpret these new frequencies.
When we have images in other ranges (such as infrared for thermal imaging, or microwave for astronomical observations), we have to apply colours in
the visible range to represent frequencies that would otherwise be invisible for us.
If this were a natural ability, the most likely result would be that the colours in our current visible range would be stretched to now represent the
entire spectrum. For example:
Red would be radio waves.
Orange would be microwaves.
Yellow would be infrared.
Different shades of green/green-blue would be what we now call visible light.
Blue would be X-rays.
Violet would be gamma radiation.
Some of the consequences of this would be:
The hotter something is, the more yellow it would appear.
The sky would no longer be blue...rather, it would be red with all the radio waves floating around. There would be no trouble finding the best
wireless service...just head for the darkest red.
Stars would still twinkle white, as most stars cover a broad range of the spectrum. The only difference is, they would be brighter. This includes the
Sun, which might be too bright to even go outside.
People might actually look somewhat similar...just a little more yellow, not to mention green.
Everyday objects would be shades of green and yellow.
Nuclear tests and former nuclear test areas would glow purple.
Doctors offices would have a blue hue where X-rays are taken.
It would certainly be fun getting used to.
edit on 28-4-2012 by CLPrime because: (no reason given)