Electronics & Semiconductors

Slow electrons for more efficient reactions

What an international team of researchers actually set out to do was to detect a mysterious chemical object: a dielectron in solution. A dielectron is made up of two electrons, but unlike an atom, it has no nucleus. Up to ...

Hi Tech & Innovation

Replacing driver hand gestures with holography

How do you decide whether a pedestrian needs to wait or it's safe to cross the road in front of a car? In today's world, drivers and pedestrians simply exchange a brief eye contact or small hand gestures to express their ...

Computer Sciences

Researchers use AI to identify similar materials in images

A robot manipulating objects while, say, working in a kitchen, will benefit from understanding which items are composed of the same materials. With this knowledge, the robot would know to exert a similar amount of force whether ...

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Light is electromagnetic radiation, particularly radiation of a wavelength that is visible to the human eye (about 400–700 nm, or perhaps 380–750 nm.) In physics, the term light sometimes refers to electromagnetic radiation of any wavelength, whether visible or not.

Three primary properties of light are:

Light, which exists in tiny "packets" called photons, exhibits properties of both waves and particles. This property is referred to as the wave–particle duality. The study of light, known as optics, is an important research area in modern physics.

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