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Unformatted text preview: 19 Classical Physics before the introduction of the Quantum theory prior to 1900.
based mostly on the macroscopic properties of matter
simpler technology limited the study of the nature of the atom, EMR etc began around 1900 also known as modern physics BLACKBODY RADIATION nothing to do with black people
studied by Planck and others at this time
ANY solid object when heated will give off a spectrum of EMR that changes according to its temperature not the composition.
What happens to the color when you heat an object. 3 Phys 30...
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