1. "Probably the most recognised of these colour continuums in the ancient and modern worlds has been the spectrum of light as manifested in the rainbow."
(John Gage, Colour and Culture, COLOUR ART AND SCIENCE, University Press,
Cambridge, England, 1995, p. 181).
2. "What our visual system is built to recognise is permanent properties of objects, their spectral reflectances, their permanent tendency to reflect one wavelength more or less than another."
(John Mollen, Seeing Colour, COLOUR ART AND SCIENCE, University press,
Cambridge, England, 1995, p. 148-149).
3. "Only light at wavelengths between roughly 400 and 700 nanometres (nm) can be seen because only these wavelengths are absorbed in the photoreceptor cells of the eye."...."As the wavelength increases from 400 nm, the perceived color changes progressively from blue to green to yellow to red."
(Denis Baylor, Colour Mechanisms of the Eye, COLOUR ART AND SCIENCE, University
Press, Cambridge, England, 1995, p. 104).
4. "Chromatic aberration arises from the fact that blue rays are more refrangible than red. The two ends of the spectrum cannot be concurrently focused by the human eye."
(John Mollen, Seeing Colour, COLOUR ART AND SCIENCE, University Press
Cambridge, England, 1995, p. 130).
5. "Chromatic aberration in the eyes....is bad because when you look at an object, you automatically focus its green and yellow rays on the retina of your eyes. A blue image does not reach the retina; a red image is formed beyond the retina."
(Bureau of Naval Personnel, BASIC OPTICS AND OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS,
Dover Edition, New York, NY, 1969;, P. 113).
6. "Chromatic aberration in the eye may cause this, (advancing and retreating colors), for there are different focal lengths in the eye for different colors."
(Dorothy Nickerson, COLOR, Encyclopedia Americana, Vol. 7, Grolier Inc.,
Danbury Conn, 1994, P.315).
7. "Fixate 1. to direct and focus (the eyes) on (a point or object)."
(Webster's New World Dictionary, World Pub., New York, NY, 1972, p. 528).
8. "Changes in lens curvature serve to change the focus of light rays on the retina....."
(Norman Munn, PSYCHOLOGY, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA, 1946, p. 343).
9. "Accommodation n. ... 7. The self-adjustment of the lens of the eye for focusing on objects at various distances."
(Webster's New World Dictionary, World Pub., New York, NY, P. 9).
10. "When the ciliary muscle is relaxed, as it is when we fixate distant objects, the suspensory ligament exerts unrestrained tension on the lens, making it relatively flat."
(Norman Munn, PSYCHOLOGY, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA, 1946, p. 342).
11. "Although the image on our retina does not have depth, it contains certain cues which enable us to discern depth and distance.
(Norman Munn, PSYCHOLOGY, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA, p. 356).
12. "As perceptual experience grows, parts of situations come to arouse the same response formerly aroused by the entire situation. This is the tendency to respond in terms of reduced cues......"
(Norman Munn, PSYCHOLOGY, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA, 1946, p. 327)
13. "To suppose that the eye, with all its inimitable contrivances for adjusting focus to different distances, for admitting different amounts of light and for the correction of spherical and chromatic aberration, could have been formed by natural selection, seems, I freely confess, absurd in the highest degree."
(Charles Darwin, ON THE ORIGIN OF THE SPECIES)
14. "When I see the Rainbow it will remind me of the everlasting covenant which I make between myself and all that lives on earth."
(The CREATOR, Genesis, 9:12 thru 17, NEB)