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photon

(Science: physics) A quantum unit of light energy. A quantum of electromagnetic radiation; an elementary particle that is its own antiparticle.A quantum of radiant energy with a visible [[wavelength.


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Re: Resonance transfer

... energy to another energy-accepting structure is a characteristic of fluorescent compounds and without that characteristic, they would simply emit photons of the same energy as the photons that that excited them. The interesting thing about fluorescent compounds is this ability to peel off some ...

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by jonmoulton
Fri Jun 07, 2013 3:20 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Resonance transfer
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... physicist to tell us whether anything in the world is truly random. In theory, if we were able to calculate the movement of each electron and photon and quark in the universe we could not only predict the future but also deduct what happened in the past. In reality, though, there cannot be ...

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by Ahsmeah
Thu Feb 07, 2013 2:20 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?
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Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?

... physicist to tell us whether anything in the world is truly random. In theory, if we were able to calculate the movement of each electron and photon and quark in the universe we could not only predict the future but also deduct what happened in the past. In reality, though, there cannot be ...

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by biohazard
Wed Feb 06, 2013 8:06 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?
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Views: 28873

Re: Why are leaves green?

... were free to roam whereever they wanted (now they are kindof rare) and dominated the seas. Purple bacteria evolved to use the most abundant photons (yellow-green), they had(have) the solution that was optimal... cyanobacteria evolved later, in a world dominated by purple bacteria... the ...

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by stauffie
Fri Apr 06, 2012 2:00 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Why are leaves green?
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Views: 297410

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... of mass and energy. The warping of this fabric is unavoidable whenever anything, be it you, me, a piece of space dust or a planet or even a photon of light tries to travel through the universe in a straight line, it actually follows a trajectory that is curved by any mass and energy in the ...

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by scottie
Tue Dec 13, 2011 11:18 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
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