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What is Light?

 

Can you already identify the different types of light that exist in our universe? In this video, Dr. Frank Summers gives us an overview of the electromagnetic spectrum: radio waves, microwaves, infrared light, visible light, ultraviolet light, x-rays, and gamma rays.

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With thanks to Dr. Frank Summers and the Space Telescope Science Institute for this badge.

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