Re: [NTLK] Seeing red

From: Karel Jansens (
Date: Thu Mar 07 2002 - 05:39:57 EST

Stephen Jendraszak wrote:
> Red is the complementary color of green. When you look at a color for a
> long time, it gets "burned" in your retina, because the retina has been
> over-stimulated. It is trying to compensate by tossing the complementary
> color in there to "dampen" the hue you are looking at. When you look
> away, though, the eye cannot adjust fast enough, so you see the inverse
> color of what you were looking at in your vision still.
> sj

So let me get this straight: You are actually saying that working with a
backlit Newt for a prolonged period will make the world go pink?

Kewl! No need for LSD anymore...

Karel Jansens

"We're here to kick ass and chew bubble gum, and we're all out of gum." (Dr. Zulu of Team Diotoir on Robot Wars Extreme)

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