• Question: why is the sky blue?

    Asked by Rodi21 to Wil on 15 Mar 2017.
    • Photo: Wilhelmiina Toivo

      Wilhelmiina Toivo answered on 15 Mar 2017:

      I’m not really an expert in physics, but if I remember what I was taught at school I think it’s because of the molecules in the air scatter blue light better than the other light colours. Blue is scattered more than the other colours because it travels in shorter and smaller waves.