Spirals (Macro)

Revision as of 09:28, 30 July 2015 by White (talk | contribs) (change image to be what the macro outputs these days. Better reflects the common situation in multi colour fluorescence imaging)

The spirals macro shows an optical illusion demonstrating that our vision is optimized for non-quantitative measurements. The perception of colors depends highly on the context (i.e. the surrounding colors).

In the generated image, you perceive some green and some blue bands, but they have exactly the same color: