• Question: what colour is the sky really, because i heared it is just coloures reflecting off the gases in the sky which makes it look blue!

    Asked by stephthegreat to Cathal, Daphne, Darren, Jon, Katherine on 15 Mar 2012.
    • Photo: Darren Logan

      Darren Logan answered on 15 Mar 2012:

      That is correct. The sky doesn’t have any colour itself – the reason it is blue is because it scatters light from the sun and the blue part of the light spectrum gets scattered more than the others.