Jordan Balcerzak
Jordan Balcerzak voted up Tom Jackson's answer

I like Quizzer XSH's youtube link.

Here's another resource you might want to peruse:

"It is well known that when an object, such as a lump of metal, is heated, it glows; first a dull red, then as it becomes hotter, a brighter red, then bright orange, then a brilliant white. Although the brightness varies from … Read more

Jordan Balcerzak
Jordan Balcerzak voted up Bruno FiftySix's answer

The more light an object absorbs the more heat is absorved...because light is energy.

Black absorbs the most heat because all wavelengths of light are absorbed and nothing is reflected. (black is the absence of all colors)

Red reflects the energy from the red wavelengths away and therefore will not get as hot as black.

White would be … Read more