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The Many Colors of Sunlight

The Many Colors of Sunlight

These pages, authored and curated by David P. Stern, part of "From Stargazers to Starships", explain electromagnetic waves and sunlight. Information includes physiological and spectral color, spectral lines, the electromagnetic field work by Maxwell, the discovery of radio waves by Hertz, and photons and Einstein's relation. "Stargazers" also has detailed lesson plans accompanying these sections. The page also features external links for those interested in further study on this topic. This is a nice overview of the basic concepts of these theories.


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