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The Secret Light of Plants

Düsseldorf/Jülich, 6 July 2017 – A mysterious red light that all living plants emit is providing plant researchers with new insights into the process of photosynthesis. A new exhibition entitled "The Secret Light of Plants", which opens on 12 July in the orangery of the Botanical Garden of Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, reveals where this chlorophyll fluorescence comes from and how it can be seen with the naked eye.

Opening hours and Website:

Botanischer Garten der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf,
Universitätsstraße 1, 40225 Düsseldorf
Opening hours: 12 July - 3 September 2017
Moday - Friday 8-18:30; Saturday 13-18:30; Sunday 10-18:30
free entry

Documentation of the exhibition conception on Instagram

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