The physics of light and sunlight.

  Vol. 23 (Suppl 2) 2002 Neuro endocrinology letters Journal Article   2002; 23(Suppl 2): 14-16 PubMed PMID:  12163842    Citation  Keywords:  Humans, Light:adverse effects, Lighting, Physical Phenomena, Physics, Sunlight:adverse effects,.   

: The physical properties of light, both natural and artificial, play a significant role in its interaction with humans. Although there is a yet-to-be-explained duality between light as waves and light as photons, we do understand many of the characteristics of light that affect living things. Here I review the general history of light and its properties, especially those that affect human health.

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