Epilogue to the Return of the Science of Aquaman: Costume Palettes at Depth
In response to yesterday’s review of Aquaman Volume 1: The Trench, Al Dove made a simple request via twitter:
This question is more complex than it first appears, and needs a little unpacking. Water is denser than air. When light passes through, the water acts as a filter, absorbing visible light in a predictable pattern from longest wavelengths (infrareds and reds) to shortest wavelengths (purples and ultraviolets). As Aquaman dives deeper, the brilliant colors of his orange and green costume will begin to fade.