#1 Posted by Abattoir (878 posts) - - Show Bio

The Above asks a question any question no matter how strange or unusual, how bizarre or deranged

Are You local ?

the next poster try's to answers it to the best of their ability

No I'm not !

#2 Posted by Dark_Vengeance_ (15329 posts) - - Show Bio

How is the sky blue?

#3 Posted by MonsterStomp (25415 posts) - - Show Bio

@DarkKnightDetective said:

How is the sky blue?

Due to Rayleigh scattering. As light moves through the atmosphere, most of the longer wavelengths pass straight through. However, much of the shorter wavelength light is absorbed by the gas molecules. The absorbed blue light is then radiated in different directions. It gets scattered all around the sky. Whichever direction you look, some of this scattered blue light reaches you. Since you see the blue light from everywhere overhead, the sky looks blue.


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