Why do things look darker when they are wet?

Why do things look darker when they are wet?

When light strikes an object, some of it penetrates the object, and some of it is reflected and reaches your eye. When an object is wet, more light penetrates the object, so less light is reflected. As a result, less light reaches your eye and so the wet object looks darker. Read on for a more detailed explanation.

What was the first metal used by man?

Over 4,000 years ago, when it was discovered that minerals could be melted, curiosity led man to combine melted metals (alloys). By accident they made bronze by adding tin to copper (the Bronze Age). Another combination of zinc and copper made brass.

Where do snow crab legs come from?

Snow Crab. Chionoecetes opilio. Snow crabs live along the continental shelf at depths less than 200 m in the Bering Sea, the Chukchi Sea, and in the western Atlantic Ocean as far south as Maine; they are not present in the Gulf of Alaska.

What year were the hippies?

It has been estimated that 100,000 people travelled to San Francisco during the summer of 1967. The media followed the movement of the hippies casting a spotlight on the Haight-Ashbury district where many of the psychedelic bands lived and played.

Prior to Christianity, what did the title ‘son of god’ mean

In a Roman context, ‘son of god’ referred to the emperor of Rome. After Julius Caesar’s death he was deified by the Roman senate and was dubbed Divi Iulius or ‘the divine Julius.’ As such, his adopted successor, Octavian, upon his death and during his lifetime as emperor was called ‘Divi Filius’ or ‘son of god.’ Octavian’s adopted son Tiberius received the same honorary title. Under the Roman Empire, the emperor was literally worshiped as a god. In Jewish contexts, the ‘son of god’ refers to the king of Israel. In 2 Samuel 7:14 God relays that the new king of Israel will be his son and he will become his father.

Is it legal to charge for tap water?

It seems like a sensible provision, but business is business and the law does not prevent charging for the use of a glass or for service. It doesn’t extend to filtered tap water. They can charge for that. But if they serve alcohol, they have to provide free drinking water, whether it’s filtered or unfiltered.

Are reptiles related to dinosaurs?

Dinosaurs were warm-blooded reptiles: Mammal bone study sheds light on dinosaur physiology. Summary: A study with extant mammals refutes the hypothesis on which the assumption that dinosaurs were ectotherms was based.

How much bigger is the sun than the earth?

Even though Jupiter is an enormous, massive planet, it’s much smaller than the Sun. The Sun accounts for 99.86% of the mass of the Solar System. You could fit 109 Earths side by side to match the diameter of the Sun, and it would take 1.3 million planets the size of the Earth to fill it up.