The answer is yes, it does!
The light that we get from sun rays is what we
call "white light".
This white light is actually composed of red,
orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet
lights (the colors of the rainbow).
If you shine white light through a glass prism,
you can see that the white light comes out as a
These different lights have different energies
associated with them.
A white shirt would reflect all the light which
would mean that it absorbs the least amount of
This is why people wear light-colored clothing in
the summer to stay cool!
On the other hand, a black shirt would absorb all
the colors (and their energies) making you feel
You can test this by laying a white and black
shirt out on a sunny day and comparing the
temperatures in both shirts after a couple of