Blue Sky and Rayleigh Scattering
http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/atmos/blusky.html

Carl R. (Rod) Nave, Georgia State University


This site from Georgia State University explains why we see the sky as blue. It describes Rayleigh scattering, which refers to the scattering of light off of the molecules of the air, and Mie scattering, which refers to the scattering of light by larger particles.

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Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Topics: Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics