THE AVERAGE COLOR OF THE UNIVERSE. I began this blog five years ago today with a post on the sound of the Big Bang (which can be heard every day in the form of radio static). I posted here about the theory that the center of the galaxy would taste like raspberries. This article reports on a study by two Johns Hopkins University astronomers who averaged all the colors from the light of 200,000 galaxies. “They averaged the color values for all the light and converted it to the primary color scale seen by the human eye.” The average color of the universe is beige.

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