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1631910067 03 02 163191006X 03 9781631910067 15 9781631910067 14 09781631910067 01 BB <b202>01</b202> <b203>Light</b203> <b029>The Visible Spectrum and Beyond</b029> 15 9781631910067 1 A01 Megan Watzke Watzke, Megan Megan Watzke 2 A01 Kim Arcand Arcand, Kim Kim Arcand 01 eng 208 00 250 Full color and black-and-white images SCI053000 10 SCI078000 10 SCI000000 01 01
A visual exploration of the power and behavior of light, across the electromagnetic spectrum, and how it affects life on earth and everything in the Universe.
Light allows us to see everything around us, but humans can only see a sliver of all light, known as the electromagnetic spectrum. Here, Kim Arcand and Megan Watzke present the subject of light as never before. Organized along the order of the electromagnetic spectrum, each chapter focuses on a different type of light. From radio waves, harnessed for telecommunications, to X-rays, which let us peer inside the human body and view areas around black holes in deep space, Arcand and Watzke show us all the important ways light impacts us. An introductory chapter describes what light is and how it behaves, while hundreds of full-color photographs and illustrations demonstrate concepts and make for a stunning book that's a joy to read and browse.
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Light.