electromagnetic radiation


electromagnetic radiation
   The energy (in the form of magnetic and electric fields) given off by a vibrating charge (such as an electron). Every physical object in the universe gives off electromagnetic radiation of one type or another. The phenomenon of sight is due to our eyes being sensitive to a certain type of electromagnetic radiation.

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