Why is sky blue?

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Offline omid

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Why is sky blue?
« on: 14/09/2009 10:58:58 »
Hey guys
Can someone please clearify that why is sky only blue why not any other color? [:-\]

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Why is sky blue?
« Reply #1 on: 14/09/2009 11:01:35 »
Because all the molecules in the air absorb all the other colors of the spectrum. Only blue light is not absorbed.
And maybe (not sure about this though) some molecules absorb some light and excite blue light.
Roses are red,
Violets are blue.
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Why is sky blue?
« Reply #2 on: 14/09/2009 19:28:28 »
Sometimes the sky is a whole range of colours !!...which is nice !

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Why is sky blue?
« Reply #3 on: 14/09/2009 19:58:01 »
Sometime if you are lucky you see a green flash.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_flash
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Why is sky blue?
« Reply #4 on: 04/10/2009 01:12:27 »
HaH, stop fooling around, Its only shades of Gray ?
Why??
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« Reply #5 on: 04/10/2009 01:13:10 »
Ah, the photo I mean..
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