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Botany I - The Greenwitch's Garden

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From:mikepictor
Date:September 15th, 2005 11:57 am (UTC)
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“clorophyll isn't green; it absorbs red and blue light and reflects green light, hence it only appears green”

That's the definition of green….reflecting green light. Our carpet is green, because it reflects green light.

I am not sure I understand.
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From:mythmaker999
Date:September 15th, 2005 11:58 am (UTC)
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Then maybe I didn't. The words I use above are the exact words my teacher used. Hmm...
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From:thesheryl
Date:September 15th, 2005 02:00 pm (UTC)
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It's the old philosophical dilemma: What a thing seems to be to the individual who observes it and what the thing is in itself. By definition, colour that human beings see is the light that an object reflects while the colour that an object actually is in itself is the light it absorbs which humans cannot see.
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From:mythmaker999
Date:September 15th, 2005 06:55 pm (UTC)
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Thanks - that makes sense. :-)
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