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The sun's rays hit the Earth's atmosphere, where the light is scattered by nitrogen and oxygen molecules in the air. The blue wavelength of this light is affected more than the red and green wavelengths, causing the surrounding air to appear blue.

Why is the sky blue? :: NASA Space Place

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blue sky and clouds illustration. The light from the sun looks white. But it is really made up of all the colors of the rainbow. A prism separates white light into the ...

Why is the sky Blue?

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A clear cloudless day-time sky is blue because molecules in the air scatter blue light from the sun more than they scatter red light. When we look towards the sun  ...

Why is the Sky Blue? - Science Made Simple

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Learn about the atmosphere and how light scattering makes the sky look blue. MIT used parts ... On a clear sunny day, the sky above us looks bright blue. In the  ...

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Sep 9, 2013 ... As sunlight passes through the atmosphere, particles in the air scatter blue light more efficiently than any other color in the light spectrum, ...

Why is the sky blue?| Explore | physics.org

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After days of rain, a patch of blue sky is a sight for sore eyes. ... So, when the Sun is high in the sky, blue light is scattered in all directions as sunlight passes ...

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Jul 13, 2012 ... In this episode, Dr. Carolyn Brinkworth fills us in on what the color of the sky has to do with finding life on distant planets.

Why Is the Sky Blue? - Live Science

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Jun 9, 2014 ... We see a blue sky, because of the way the atmosphere interacts with sunlight. White light, including sunlight, is made up of many different ...

Why Is the Sky Blue? | Wonderopolis

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Ana Wonders, “what makes the sky blue” Thanks for WONDERing with us, Ana! ... white light into each of its colors: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and ...

Why is the sky blue? | HowStuffWorks

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The sky is blue because of the way the Earth's atmosphere scatters light from the sun. Find out what makes the sky blue in this article.