The Human Eye and the Colourful World

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You have studied in the previous chapter about refraction of light by lenses. You also studied the nature, position and relative size of images formed by lenses. How can these ideas help us in the study of the human eye? The human eye uses light and enables us to see objects around us. It has a lens in its structure.

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11The Human Eye andthe Colourful WorldYo Nbe CEre Rpu Tblishou have studied in the previous chapter about refraction of light bylenses. You also studied the nature, position and relative size ofimages formed by lenses. How can these ideas help us in the study ofthe human eye? The human eye uses light and enables us to see objectsaround us. It has a lens in its structure. What is the function of the lensin a human eye? How do the lenses used in spectacles correct defects ofvision? Let us consider these questions in this chapter.We have learnt in the previous chapter about light and some of itsproperties. In this chapter, we shall use these ideas to study some of theoptical phenomena in nature. We shall also discuss about rainbowformation, splitting of white light and blue colour of the sky.edCHAPTER11.1 THE HUMAN EYEnottThe human eye is one of the most valuable and sensitive sense organs.It enables us to see the wonderful world and the colours around us. Onclosing the eyes, we can identify objects to some extent by their smell,taste, sound they make or by touch. It is, however, impossible to identifycolours while closing the eyes. Thus, of all the sense organs, the humaneye is the most significant one as it enables us to see the beautiful,colourful world around us.The human eye is like a camera. Its lenssystem forms an image on a light-sensitivescreen called the retina. Light enters the eyethrough a thin membrane called the co

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