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Why is the grass green?

Asked by Matt J

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on 30 Sep 2012
Accepted Answer by Matt J

Matt J (view profile)

Why is the grass green?

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Randy Souza

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on 1 Oct 2012

You can't delete a question that you asked once it's been answered.

Daniel

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on 1 Oct 2012

Wow, I didn't know that. That is a huge improvement.

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Answer by Matt J

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on 30 Sep 2012
Edited by Randy Souza

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on 1 Oct 2012
Accepted answer

Chlorophyll.

This question was really meant as a test. I was planning to delete it.

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Walter Roberson

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on 30 Sep 2012

Saying that grass is green because of chlorophyll has even less explanatory power than saying that Kermit is green because of Miss Piggy.

Matt J

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on 30 Sep 2012

"Saying that grass is green because of chlorophyll has even less explanatory power than saying that Kermit is green because of Miss Piggy."

I wouldn't say "less". Unlike Miss Piggy, the green color of grass does originate in chlorophyll. You can obviously go deeper into why chlorophyll is green, I suppose.

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Answer by Andreas Goser

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on 1 Oct 2012
>> why
The green creator wants it so

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Andreas Goser

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on 5 Oct 2012

Nice. Didn't think of people voting for it :-)

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Answer by James Tursa

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on 1 Oct 2012
Edited by James Tursa

James Tursa (view profile)

on 3 Oct 2012

Green is waste light. Grass eats the red light and poops the green light.

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Walter Roberson

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on 5 Oct 2012

Oddly true!

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