6 - o Compton Effect 1922 Stars Hot interiors produce light...

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Light Light can also be seen as photons, not just waves o Delivered in discrete particles o White Light contains all colors o Collectively, lots of photons with the same color (wavelength) make electromagnetic wave of wavelength Waves used in some situations, photons in others o Photons used in photoelectric effect
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Unformatted text preview: o Compton Effect 1922 Stars Hot interiors produce light Blue light from ice reflected, not produced would actually produce very red light Coals are emitting orange- would actually be very cold if it was a star Stars emit light because of jiggling motion of their atoms...
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2008 for the course ASTRO C 10 taught by Professor Filippenko during the Fall '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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