Why Do Clothes Go Dark When They’re Wet?

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Question

Why do clothes go dark when they’re wet, even though water is clear?

Eric, New Malden

Answer

Name: Roman, Dulwich

Qualification: Degree in physics

Answer: It’s to do with absorption – all substances absorb light to a different degree, the water has absorbed light. 

 

Name: James O’Brien

Qualification: Know-it-all

Answer: It’s to do with refraction, the light will be sent off in another direction

 

Name: Professor Martin Smith

Qualification: Used to work in sound and is a professor

Answer: Agrees with James

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