by simon

Why is the ocean blue?

Why is the ocean blue? The ocean is blue because of the reflection off of our atmosphere. And the sky is blue because our o-zone layer which is made up of primarly O3. Now O3 or 3 Oxygen molocules bound together handles light a very specific way. When light hits the O3 molocules in our atmosphere, much like when light hits a crystal, it bends the light only allowing a certian wave length to escape. And in the case of the sky, that wave length coresponds to Blue. YAY!!!

PS- I hold no responsability for incorrect spelling or use of words :-)


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