Astronomy 100 HW #6

Astronomy 100 HW#6 - Astronomy 100 HW#6 1 Emission When the coils inside of a toaster oven heat to extreme temperatures light is released

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Astronomy 100 HW #6 1) Emission When the coils inside of a toaster oven heat to extreme temperatures light is released Absorption Food sitting under a heat lamp (basically giant light bulb) takes in heat energy given off from the bulb and stays warm Transmission Light from the street lamp outside my window passes through the window’s glass into my room to light the room at night and keep me awake when I wake up in the middle of the night Reflection/ Scattering My mirrored sunglasses reflect all light, and my blue shirt absorbs all light except blue light which it reflects and scatters 2) a. Wavelength is the distance between two crests that are directly next to each other and frequency is the number of times a crest passes by a certain point each second. b. Gamma rays, X-rays, ultraviolet, visible light, infrared, microwaves, radio c. Radio, microwaves, infrared, visible light, ultraviolet, X-rays, gamma rays d. The order changes since per second crests spaced far apart will pass a point fewer
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course ASTR 100 taught by Professor Hayes-gehrke during the Spring '06 term at Maryland.

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Astronomy 100 HW#6 - Astronomy 100 HW#6 1 Emission When the coils inside of a toaster oven heat to extreme temperatures light is released

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