[E-Book] ☆ Light: The Visible Spectrum and Beyond | by ☆ Kimberly K. Arcand Megan Watzke

Light: The Visible Spectrum and Beyond By Kimberly K. Arcand Megan Watzke,

  • Title: Light: The Visible Spectrum and Beyond
  • Author: Kimberly K. Arcand Megan Watzke
  • ISBN: 9781631910067
  • Page: 364
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A visual exploration of the power and behavior of light, across the electromagnetic spectrum, and how it affects life on earth and everything in the Universe Light allows us to see everything around us, but humans can only see a sliver of all light, known as the electromagnetic spectrum Here, Kim Arcand and Megan Watzke present the subject of light as never before OrganA visual exploration of the power and behavior of light, across the electromagnetic spectrum, and how it affects life on earth and everything in the Universe Light allows us to see everything around us, but humans can only see a sliver of all light, known as the electromagnetic spectrum Here, Kim Arcand and Megan Watzke present the subject of light as never before Organized along the order of the electromagnetic spectrum, each chapter focuses on a different type of light From radio waves, harnessed for telecommunications, to X rays, which let us peer inside the human body and view areas around black holes in deep space, Arcand and Watzke show us all the important ways light impacts us An introductory chapter describes what light is and how it behaves, while hundreds of full color photographs and illustrations demonstrate concepts and make for a stunning book that s a joy to read and browse.
    Light The Visible Spectrum and Beyond A visual exploration of the power and behavior of light across the electromagnetic spectrum and how it affects life on earth and everything in the Universe Light allows us to see everything around u

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    1. fantastic book with beautiful images I may not be able to completely express here the pleasure of reading this book.Awesome job Kim

    2. Picked this up after seeing a story in AMERICAN SCIENTIST for my daughter Really beautiful and very interesting Approachable and clearly laid out.

    3. First, the caveat I received a copy of this book from First Reads Wonderful images, really the standout feature of the book This is a great coffee table book, for the ability to look at the pictures and read little bits It also would work well in education about light, physics, and the world around us The layout helps readers see pun intended each sub topic with a consistent set of themes There s A Day in the Light, Scientist Spotlight, and other repeating sections for each chapter Good science, [...]

    4. This was a pretty cool book, lots of high quality pictures of the universe and different views of planets, and the science was pretty easy to understand, the writing really helps you to grasp the different kinds of light and how they are emitted and used by us I learned quite a bit, and it was entertaining too A great coffee table book if you re interested in science.I won this from a giveaway.

    5. Giveaway win What a beautiful book The pictures are amazing and the book is so interesting.This is a new family favorite coffee table book.

    6. I have a lot of catching up to do in terms of popular science books, so I ve recently been doing an intense amount of reading A lot of my focus has been on reading books by people I m acquainted with through social media A few weeks ago while at the bookstore, I happened across the beautiful book Light 2015 , by Kimberly Arcand and Megan Watzke.The cover, which is an image of the Sun pieced together from images over a range of wavelengths, is a perfect preview of what to expect from the book its [...]

    7. Light, is it a particle Is it a wave Is it particles riding a wave like path WTF is it JK, light is one of the electromagnetic phenomena found in our Universe Light is an oscillating electric and magnetic field, so it is electrical and magnetic Also I finally learned the difference between a electromagnetic wave VS a mechanical wave Big day for me I found the photos stunning and plan on reading about light It s just soooo groovy.

    8. I am not really finished as I will continue to look it over and refer to it I don t consider it a book that I will read cover to cover at one time It is beautifully laid out easy for me to understand I did receive this book as part of a giveaway I really enjoy it and plan to share it many people I think they will want to purchase this book for themselves.

    9. I received this book in a giveaway It was beautiful and I took my time to really enjoy it The photography was amazing, and the descriptions were informative and easy to understand I shared it with my family and it provoked many varied discussions.

    10. Wow This book has answered so many questions I ve had on space Now I am better equipped to understand outer space pictures.

    11. The beautiful photographs is what made this book The subject is mind boggling, a lot of it over my head This is a great book for those with a deeper understanding of light.

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