Blog Post 8: Electromagnetism and Light

Post the following for Blog Post 8

  • Watch this video¬†on the EM spectrum and study this graphic. Pick one idea that is new to you and discuss why it is significant to our understanding of the universe
  • In class reading.¬†Reflect on one aspect of the fundamental nature of light: its speed, its particle-wave nature, the spectrum, its ability to carry information, etc. why is light and our understanding of it significant?
  • Problem set – EM Waves
  • Spend 20 minutes researching the science behind your capstone idea. What did you find? What questions does it raise for you?