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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
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2001-05-17
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
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Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
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Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Nick Strobel
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-05-01 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-04-28 11:32:03 (W3C-DTF)
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