RE: FWD (SK) Re: The night side of science

From: Emlyn O'regan (
Date: Sun Aug 19 2001 - 23:21:20 MDT

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Louis Newstrom []
> Sent: Monday, 20 August 2001 1:16
> To:
> Subject: Re: FWD (SK) Re: The night side of science
> From: "Mike Lorrey" <>
> > What we don't know is whether Newton was or was not one of
> those rare
> > people with four types of color cones in their retinas. If
> he was, this
> > could explain the seven color statement.
> Probably not. People who can detect four colors (called
> "tetrachromates")
> see two shades of what we would call "green" (near the middle of the
> spectrum).

Also, all tetrachromats are female, AFAIK.


Confidentiality: The contents of this email are confidential and are
intended only for the named recipient. If the reader of this e-mail is not
the intended recipient you are hereby notified that any use, reproduction,
disclosure or distribution of the information contained in the e-mail is
prohibited. If you have received this e-mail in error, please reply to us
immediately and delete the document.
Viruses: Any loss/damage incurred by using this material is not the sender's
responsibility. Our entire liability will be limited to resupplying the
material. No warranty is made that this material is free from computer virus
or other defect.

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b30 : Fri Oct 12 2001 - 14:40:11 MDT