What if birds had shattered CDs instead of feathers?

The last time you held a compact disc, you probably noticed the way that waves of light, diffracted from the CD's surface, can give rise to transient shifts in color that draw from the entire visible spectrum. But odds are you've never seen the spectroscopic properties of CDs presented quite like this. » 2/16/12 12:05pm 2/16/12 12:05pm