Chlorophyll mystery! Help please

chuck stewart cs22owat at moa.net
Thu Oct 16 09:46:15 EST 1997


Help!!
When chlorophyll is dissolved in alcohol it emitts green.  OK we know it
absorbs in the red spectrum.  But why when placed in front of an overhead
projector does it appear dark red?  Especially when viewed from the top and
from the direction of the incoming light?  Strange.  Any answers??

Thanks



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