Why is the Sky Blue?

shared by ptvan on May 29, 2013 in Science

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Some say it's due to the blue oceans. Some think it's what's in the atmosphere. Some believe it's because outer space is blue. We uncover the real reason in this animated explanation.
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<div class='visually_embed'><img class='visually_embed_infographic' src='https://visual.ly/node/image/74112?_w=540' alt='Why is the Sky Blue?' /><div class='visually_embed_cycle'><span>by </span><a target='_blank' href='http://www.paulvanslembrouck.com?utm_source=visually_embed'>ptvan</a>. <br/></div><script type='text/javascript' src='https://a.visual.ly/api/embed/74112?width=540' class='visually_embed_script' id='visually_embed_script_74112'></script><p> From <a href='https://visual.ly?utm_source=content-embed&utm_medium=embed'>Visually</a>.</p></div>

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<div class='visually_embed'><iframe width='1' height='1' style='width: 1px !important; height: 1px !important; position: absolute;left: -100px !important;' src='https://visual.ly/track.php?q=https://visual.ly/community/interactive-graphic/science/why-sky-blue&slug=communityinteractive-graphicsciencewhy-sky-blue'></iframe><a href="https://visual.ly/community/interactive-graphic/science/why-sky-blue/?utm_source=visually_embed"><img class='visually_embed_infographic' src='https://visual.ly/node/image/74112?_w=540' alt='Why is the Sky Blue?' /></a><div class='visually_embed_cycle'><span>by </span><a target='_blank' href='http://www.paulvanslembrouck.com?utm_source=visually_embed'>ptvan</a>. <br/></div><p> From <a href='https://visual.ly?utm_source=content-embed&utm_medium=embed'>Visually</a>.</p></div>
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