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So, this is the place on the web where I will give an account of my daily life. Will it be interesting? I don't know. But at least I know I will post the things which interest me.

Fall colours

workPosted by Rense Oct 25, 2009 12:52:22
At the northern hemisphere it's autumn. After a summer of production, nature is preparing for a resting period, at least in the temperate zone. This is accompanied by magnificent colours, in which red and yellow are the most important tones. But did you ever wonder why European trees colour yellow in autumn, and the predominant colour in Northern America is red? Well, I did. But I never got an answer. Until last week, when I asked this same question on a forum of Pentax-users. And there I was redirected to the site of Science Daily. It has to do with the long gone era of the ice ages. Want to know more? Go here.

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