Episode 170: Why Does Color Black Absorb Heat? The Hidden Science Behind Color and Heat

You’ve probably noticed that darker colors absorb more heat than lighter colors. Have you ever thought of why and how this happens? In this episode, I take you into the hidden science of color, heat, and how this interesting phenomenon happens!

Here’s an article! It is called “Colors and Heat Absorption Science!” (https://spectacularsci.com/2024/04/colors-and-heat-absorption-science/)

Here’s an activity! It is called “What Gets Hotter First? Color Experiment!” (https://spectacularsci.com/2024/04/color-hotter-science-activity/)

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