Predict
Published in

Predict

Why Is the Sky Blue? What Colour Is the Sky on Mars?

Sky at the horizon during sunset

To understand the colour of the sky, we must first better understand how we see any object.

Imagine shining a flashlight against a wall. You might have noticed this before, that while you can see the the brightness as the light hits the wall, you usually can’t see the beam of light in between the bulb and the wall. Almost like the light magically appears on the wall.

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store