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A site from the ThinkQuest competition about light giving brief descriptions of electromagnetic radiation from radio waves and microwaves to x rays and gamma rays.
NASA's Cosmic Background Explorer satellite was launched to explore the cosmic microwave background radiation. It has discovered fluctuations in that radiation which are important to big bang ...
Part of the Physics 2000 site which uses JAVA applets in a section called Einstein's Legacy to simply explain what X-rays are. This is a useful site for school students with simple well written ...
A simple introduction to gamma rays and their uses in space science.
The site explains the basic of the electromagnetic spectrum and the various wavelengths of which it is composed (Radio Waves, Microwaves , Infrared, the Visible Spectrum, Ultraviolet, Gamma Rays, ...
NASA page about electromagnetic waves with descriptions of such waves and their uses.Covers radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible light, ultraviolet (UV), x-rays and gamma rays.
Arthur H. Compton observed the scattering of x-rays from electrons in a carbon target and found scattered x-rays with a longer wavelength than those incident upon the target.
A short video from NASA explaining gamma rays.
Philipp von Lenard (1861 - 1947) received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1905 for his important work on cathode rays. Lenard's work on cathode rays served as a basis for the development of the ...
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