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My Mind Is Blown Because There's A Reason Why Plankton From "SpongeBob" Eats Holographic Food

It's science, people.

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Are you ready kids? 'Cause I'm about to learn you a thing or two about science!

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I was minding my business scrolling through Twitter when I came upon this tweet:

Plankton eats holographic meatloaf for dinner because holograms are projections of light and plankton gain energy t… https://t.co/yNzfcb8XEB

First I was like...

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...then I was like...

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...and finally I was like...

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So to verify this important scientific discovery, I did what any sensible person would do: tweet Bill Nye the Science Guy.

When I didn't get a response, I reached out to my top secret scientist friend for confirmation.

He was shook.
iMessage? IDK

He was shook.

Now that we have some validation, let's take a closer look at this theory!

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According to science, a hologram is "a three-dimensional image reproduced from a pattern of interference produced by a split coherent beam of radiation." Now that sounds like light to me!

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And photosynthesis is the "process by which green plants and certain other organisms transform light energy into chemical energy." AKA how they eat.

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Now back to our boy, Plankton. Plankton often eats holographic meatloaf on the show...

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...and phytoplankton is one of the organisms that does photosynthesis.

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However, Plankton most likely is a zooplankton, which technically means he would eat phytoplankton. But, it's never ~truly~ confirmed, so we can continue to speculate based on the fact that we've literally watched him eat light!!!

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And so......................... by eating holographic meatloaf, Plankton is ~basically~ doing PHOTOSYNTHESIS!

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Yes, it is a littttttle bit of a stretch— but hey, it's a cartoon! Thank you, science!

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