Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 24 - The Wave Nature of Light - Questions: 23

Answer

The sky would be black.

Work Step by Step

You can look at photos taken from the moon’s surface, which has no atmosphere. Without air molecules to scatter the light from the sun, the only light would be coming directly from stars and other celestial objects. Besides these sources of light, the sky would be pitch black.
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