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Blue Sky is a 1994 film which tells the story of a soldier whose outspokenness and his wife's mental difficulties have made him a pariah to the army. 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... The Pariah or Pariar people are a large tribal group in India; they are members of the Dalit or formerly untouchable class of southern Indias Tamil Nadu state. ... Army (from French armée) can, in some countries, refer to any armed force (for example, the Peoples Liberation Army of China consists of ground force, navy and air force branches). ...


The movie was adapted by Rama Laurie Stagner, Arlene Sarner and Jerry Leichtling from a story by Rama Laurie Stagner. It was directed by Tony Richardson. Tony Richardson (June 5, 1928 - November 14, 1991) was a British director. ...


It stars Jessica Lange, Tommy Lee Jones, Powers Boothe, Carrie Snodgress, Amy Locane and Chris O'Donnell. Jessica Lange in Blue Sky (1994) Jessica Lange (born April 20, 1949) is an American actress. ... Tommy Lee Jones (born September 15, 1946,) is an American actor and director from San Saba, Texas. ... Powers Boothe is a television and movie actor. ... Carrie Snodgress (October 27, 1946 - April 1, 2004, Los Angeles, California) was an American actress. ... Chris ODonnell on the cover of US magazine Chris ODonnell (born June 26, 1970 in Winnetka, Illinois, USA) is an Irish-American actor. ...


Jessica Lange won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the film. The Academy Award for Best Actress is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ...


The movie was completed in 1991, but due to a bankruptcy by the original studio, it sat on the shelf until 1994. 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bankruptcy is a legally declared inability or impairment of ability of an individual or organization to pay their creditors. ...


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Blue Sky and Rayleigh Scattering (703 words)
The blue color of the sky is caused by the scattering of sunlight off the molecules of the atmosphere.
As a qualitative examination of sky brightness and the saturation of the blue sky color, measurements of the color of the sky photograph were made from a computer monitor using Adobe Illustrator's color tools.
In the graph at upper left, the blue brightness was normalized to 1 and the red and green expressed as a fraction of the blue.
Blue Skies on Saturn (521 words)
Above: The blue skies of Saturn, photographed by Cassini in January 2005.
"Saturn's skies are blue, we think, for the same reason Earth's skies are blue," says West.
Saturn's blue north is hidden behind the planet's rings.
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