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The scattering of light by particles in the atmospere making the sky appear blue as blue wavelengths are scattered more strongly compared to red wavelengths.

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Two classic examples are a blue sky or a suspension of flour in water. Both appear blueish due to the scattering of blue light by fine particles (the Tyndall effect).


What are some examples of a tyndall effect?

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Who discovered Tyndall effect?

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Can the Tyndall effect be detected in colloids?

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Is tyndall effect observed in true solution?

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A solution shows a Tyndall effect or soap shows Tyndall effect?

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Why does a suspension show Tyndall effect?

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Why do colloids produce the Tyndall effect?

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Is starch solution show tyndall effect?

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Why does solution of Sodium Chloride not show Tyndall effect?

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