Fun Fact- Why the Sky is Blue

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Fun Fact- Why the Sky is Blue

The sky is blue due to sunlight spreading out in the form of blue light waves.

The sky is blue due to sunlight spreading out in the form of blue light waves.

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The sky is blue due to sunlight spreading out in the form of blue light waves.

via Alamy

via Alamy

The sky is blue due to sunlight spreading out in the form of blue light waves.

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Contrary to popular belief, the sky is not blue because it is reflecting the ocean.

Sunlight is composed from every different color of the rainbow.  The light hits the atmosphere and it scatters.  The light appears mostly blue because it travels using smaller and shorter waves.

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