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Homework Help: physics

Posted by Koey on Tuesday, April 29, 2008 at 8:46pm.

An owl has good night vision because its eyes can detect a light intensity as small as 5.0*10^-13 W/m^2. What is the minimum number of photons per second that an owl eye can detect if its pupil has a diameter of 8.5mm and the light has a wavelength of 510nm?

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