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Title: Electromagnetic Radiation (Light)
Url: http://www.astronomynotes.com/light/s1.htm
Creator: Strobel, Nick
Publisher: Astronomy Notes
Description: Authored by Nick Strobel, "Astronomy Notes" is an educational resource for introductory astronomy classes for undergraduates. This section describes general properties of light, frequency, the spectrum, and temperature. Other topics include: light production, continuous spectra, emission lines, absorption lines and the Bohr model for the atom. There is also an explanation of the Doppler Effect and why spectral lines are used to measure doppler shifts.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Magnetism -- Electromagnetism. Electromagnetics
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Temperature and radiation
Science -- Physics -- Optics. Light
Science -- Physics -- Optics. Light -- Spectroscopy
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Meteorology
Science -- Astronomy
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Spectroscopy
Physics -- Electromagnetism
Physics -- Temperature
Physics -- Optics and light
Physics -- Radiation
Date Issued: 2001-05-17
Resource Type: Collection
Instructional Material
Instructional Material -- Instructor Guide/Manual
Format: Image -- JPEG
Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Rights: Nick Strobel
Access Rights: Free access
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