While relatively small quantities of water appear to be colorless, water's tint
becomes a deeper blue as the thickness of the observed sample increases. The
WHY IS WATER BLUE? Reproduced from J. Chem. Edu., 1993, 70(8), 612 ·
Charles L. Braun and Sergei N. Smirnov Department of Chemistry Dartmouth ...
That cool, refreshing glass of water on a hot day may appear colorless, but water
is actually a faint blue color. The blue color becomes visible when we look ...
"The ocean looks blue because red, orange and yellow (long wavelength light)
are absorbed more strongly by water than is blue (short wavelength light).
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question about what makes the Caribbean waters so blue.
Water molecules scatter blue wavelengths by absorbing the light waves, and
then rapidly reemitting the light waves in different directions. That is why there are
The ocean is blue because water absorbs colors in the red part of the light
spectrum. Like a filter, this leaves behind colors in the blue part of the light