Chemical Aspect of
Color is the visual effect that is caused by
the spectral composition of the light
emitted, transmitted, absorbed, and
reﬂected by objects.
S i r I s a a c N e w t o n
( 1 6 4 3 - 1 7 2 7 ) , E n g l i s h
mathematician and physicist
observed the phenomenon
of light refracted by a glass
prism and concluded that
white light is a mixture of
varied color rays.
1. All the" invisible" colors of sunlight shine on the apple.
2. The surface of a red apple absorbs all the colored light rays, except for
those corresponding to red, and reﬂects this color to the human eye.
Environment & Perception also play into our interpretation of this
3. The eye receives the reﬂected red light and sends a message to the
When light hits the surface, the
BLUE paint ABSORBS all the light
EXCEPT the blue part of the