Chlorophyll is a chemical in plants, that absorbs the red light and most of the blue light that comes from sunlight. Sunlight is composed of the full spectrum of light wavelengths. More »

Black absorbs the most light. The color of an object is determined by the wavelengths of visible light it reflects. Black objects do not reflect light, absorbing all wavelengths. More »

Black absorbs all of the wavelengths of light, converting them into heat. At the same time, black does not reflect any of the other colors. More »

Chlorophyll is a biomolecule that appears to be green because all the green light is reflected back to the eyes, as chlorophyll only absorbs red and blue light. Without this critical biomolecule, photosynthesis would be ... More »

Chlorophyll is the green pigment found in algae and plants. Chlorophyll, a biomolecule, constitutes the main site of photosynthesis in plants. Chlorophyll appears green, as it absorbs red and blue colors of light and ref... More »

The green pigment that traps energy from sunlight is called chlorophyll. This pigment is found in special cell organelles called chloroplasts and it is also found in some special anaerobic bacteria called cyanobacteria. ... More »

The red and violet-blue light emitted from the sun are absorbed by the chlorophyll and used to drive most of photosynthesis. The green light is not absorbed and then reflected back which gives the leaves of plants their ... More »