Type:

Unit

Description:

A full description of the different kinds of light and their implications on technology in society begins this unit. This is then extended to the various kinds of telescopes that are used to observe the night skies, including major observatories and space based telescopes.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Astronomy

Education Levels:

  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • Higher Education
  • Graduate
  • Undergraduate-Upper Division
  • Undergraduate-Lower Division
  • Other

Keywords:

astronomy visible spectrum electromagnetic wavelength frequency energy vacuum reflection angle of incidence angle of reflection normal refraction angle of refraction mirage telescope astronomical interferometry Hubble observatory

Language:

English

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