[Note: In this post I’m going to use the terms “light”, “electromagnetic waves” and “electromagnetic radiation” interchangeably and take them all to mean the same thing. The color red is light in the visible range, but microwaves are also light just in the microwave range. If this seems strange, I would recommend this previous post […]Read More The Push of Light, Part 1: Crooks, Crookes and Pushes
Atoms and Sporks has started a YouTube Channel! Check out our first video on the true origins of electromagnetic waves:Read More Video: No, Changing Electric Fields DON’T Cause Magnetic Fields
Why graphene is good for TVs. Why NASA is lying to you. How to see through things. How can something be black and shiny. All this and more in this post about light moving through materials.Read More The Saga of Light, Part 4: Graphene for TVs, How to See Through Things and The Colour of Gold
How to make bones invisible. How white things *aren’t* a mirror, despite what the internet might tell you. How light isn’t as strange as you think. All this and more in this post on the behaviour of light at a surface.Read More The Saga of Light, Part 3: Invisible Bones, Invisible Beads and Why Mirrors Aren’t White
The light of free-fall, the danger of hot-pockets and the anatomy of a light wave. All this and more in this post about the electromagnetic spectrum.Read More The Saga of Light, Part 2: The Hardest Fall in the Universe and How Hot Pockets can Fell Telescopes… And Some Stuff on the EM Spectrum
Where does light come from? How is it made? What is electromagnetic radiation? All this and more in this post on the origins of light.Read More The Saga of Light, Part 1: Electromagnetic… RADIATION!!!