6 - Figured out it was an electromagnetic wave Two waves...

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Atoms are mostly empty space o Electron far away from the proton Astronomy different from all other sciences o Can’t perform experiments in the way that you can with other sciences o Only you thing you really can study is light Carries information Looking at Light o Plot brightness as a function of color Intensity v wavelength Magnetism o James Clerk Maxwell- worked out the speed of light
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Unformatted text preview: Figured out it was an electromagnetic wave Two waves run perpendicular to each other • Visible light is one type of electromagnetic radiation o Different colors correspond to different wavelengths o Consist of oscillating electric and magnetic fields o QuickTime and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture....
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