Explain Why, When It is Getting Dark at Night, It is Impossible to Make Out the Colour of Cars on the Road. - Science

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Explain why, when it is getting dark at night, it is impossible to make out the colour of cars on the road.

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Solution

When it gets dark at night, the level of light is too low for the cone cells, which are responsible for colour perception, to function efficiently. This makes it difficult to see the colours of cars on the road.

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Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Physics (Science)
Chapter 6 The Human Eyes And The Colorful World
Q 59 | Page 272
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