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Who gave the first correct physical explanation of why the sky is blue?


Matt 6/08/98

John Tyndall, from Carlow in Ireland is the scientist accredited with the first explanation for this, among other interesting ideas. Here are some links for more information on this remarkable man.

http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/physoc/physics_faq/blue_sky.html
http://www.itcarlow.ie/hist/tyndall.html

Author: mreddi@usa.net



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