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Perhaps this is a silly question and will be a very short thread but Snow is white because of the way it reflects light yes ?

So, what colour would it be if it was in a  room with just a red light bulb ?..red ?


 

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Put Snow In a Red Room ..what colour will it be ?
« Reply #1 on: 15/02/2007 23:04:51 »
In a room with only red light, there are only two colours - red and black.

This is something that is noticeable in furnaces that glow red from their own heat - everything within the furnace is a shade of red, lighter or darker, because that is the only light it is illuminated by.

Ofcourse, this does assume we are talking about monochromatic red - it is possible to create colours from composites of other colours, and then the situation will get more complicated.
 

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Put Snow In a Red Room ..what colour will it be ?
« Reply #2 on: 15/02/2007 23:10:45 »
Oh yes...monochromatic red it is all the way !!..it's my favourite type of ' red '   ;)

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