What’s the point of plants? Producers of O2 from CO2? No!

5164970-3x2-300x200Gem from this episode, mingling botanists and quantum physicists is that plants don’t actually convert CO2 to O2. 90% of time since earliest life forms has been marine. As oceans retreated, gadgets responsible for O2 production, cyano-bacteria, embedded themselves in chloroplasts, the engine of plant photosynthesis O2 production. Importantly, O2 is split from weaker atomic bonds in H2O molecule, not CO2…Just in case you’re not a radio person, nor even an RN person, nor in habit of listening early morning Sunday….you’re missing out on hilarious and informative update on latest  science…(on page linked below, scroll down to “For online streaming click on the BBC link below”)

>more> ABC InfiniteMonkeyCage (Brian Cox and Robin Ince/BBC)

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