Saturday, September 29, 2012

Fact of the Day: Why the Sky is Blue

The reason why the sky is mostly blue during daytime is due to Rayleigh scattering. When the sun's light shines down, colors with longer wavelengths (e.g. red and orange) scatter far less than blue's short wavelength.   

8 comments:

  1. Ahhhh.. I didn't know about this. Thank you for information ;)

    nice post anyway
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  3. I saw your blog link from a friend. You have a very informative blog. Very interesting!

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  4. I love a good sunset - this is really interesting!

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  5. I knew this one too, so I'm not blue.

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