Color Awareness

Have you ever wondered why most leaves are green, and not blood red? The answer comes from a physical analysis of light. White sunlight is a ‘soup’ of all observable colors together. A green leaf looks green to us, simply because it only reflects those wavelengths of sunlight that we do perceive as green. The rest is absorbed by the leaf. And that is very useful, because red light is the most energy rich. Green leaves contain grains, which consist […] Read more »