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What are the advantages and disadvantages of visible light waves?
An advantage is that it allows you to see because the light reflects off an object and into your eyes. Visible light waves is the only electromagnetic wave you can see. It allows you to see colors.
A disadvantage is the amount of light pollution. Can hurt your eyes if u stare at it.
A disadvantage is the amount of light pollution. Can hurt your eyes if u stare at it.
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The electromagnetic spectrum
Visible light waves are made when a photon is emitted from a source and has a frequency, or the correct am mount of energy, to create visible light at a specific color.
They can be to your eyes: too much light and you go blind. We use visible light daily to see so any frequency in the visible range is not harmful in/and of itself; but a…n excess of anything is bad for the human body.
The advantages are it travels long and far good for long distance the disadvantages are that it takes a while to transfer back ----------------------------------------------…------------------ An advantage for radio waves is that it's able to bounce off the ionosphere (region in the Earth's atmosphere) so it could travel around the world. It's also a cheap form of communication and it travels through the air so no wires are needed for communication. A disadvantage for radio waves is that it has low frequency so it can't transmit (send) a lot of data at one time.
An electromagnetic wave. The electrical field and magnetic field are transverse waves perpendicular to each other (and also to the direction of propagation).
you could become blind if there is too much bright light and you burn your retina
Radio waves have short frequencies and long wavelengths. Visible light has high frequencies and short wavelengths. Hope this answer helps!
Here are a few. Try and see if you can think of some others. -- useful when driving -- helps avoid stepping in stuff -- indispensable for reading/writing -- facilitat…es movies and TV -- adds color to life -- narrows the field when dating -- enhances the appeal of spectator sports -- broadens the milieu of painting, sculpture, photography, etc. -- physiologically, it keeps the retina and optic nerve stimulated -- generally enables us to see things .
Visible light waves are the only radiation on the EM spectrum which you can see. these colors range from the lowest frequency/highest wavelength (red) to highest frequency/low…est wavelength (violet) we cannot see ultraviolet (aka UV) since it is beyond violet and the frequency is too height for humans to see. We can't see infrared since the wavelength is too high for humans to see. Recievers in our eyes called rods and cones help us pick up the images we see. These images are reflected from the sun! just did a projct on this, hope it helped!
Ultraviolet radiation has higher frequency (shorter wavelength) than visible light.
All of the colors in the rainbow.
One of the advantages is that it allows you to see, because the light reflects off of an object and into your eyes. One disadvantage is the amount of light pollution when star…gazing. Advantage: Plant growth. Disadvantage: Sunburn.
Visible light consists of the band of wavelengths to which the structure of the human eye is sensitive. Radiation outside of that band may enter the eye, but there's nothing… in there that responds to it, so the brain remains unaware of it.
1. Renewable: The best thing about wave energy is that it will never run out. There will always be waves crashing upon the shores of nations, near the populated coastal re…gions. The waves flow back from the shore, but they always return. Unlike fossil fuels, which are running out, in some places in the world, just as quickly as people can discover them. Unlike ethanol, a corn product, waves are not limited by a season. They require no input from man to make their power, and they can always be counted on. 2. Environment Friendly: Also unlike fossil fuels, creating power from waves creates no harmful byproducts such as gas, waste, and pollution. The energy from waves can be taken directly into electricity-producing machinery and used to power generators and power plants nearby. In today's energy-powered world, a source of clean energy is hard to come by. 3. Abundant and Widely Available: Another benefit to using this energy is its nearness to places that can use it. Lots of big cities and harbors are next to the ocean and can harness the power of the waves for their use. Coastal cities tend to be well-populated, so lots of people can get use from wave energy plants. 4. Variety of Ways To Harness: A final benefit is that there are a variety of ways to gather it. Current gathering methods range from installed power plant with hydro turbines to seafaring vessels equipped with massive structures that are laid into the sea to gather the wave energy. 5. Easily Predictable: The biggest advantages of wave power as against most of the other alternative energy sources is that it is easily predictable and can be used to calculate the amount that it can produce. The wave energy is consistent and proves much better than other sources which are dependent on wind or sun exposure. 6. Less Dependency on Foreign Oil Companies: Dependence on foreign companies for fossil fuels can be reduced if energy from wave power can be extracted up to its maximum. Not only it will help to curb air pollution but can also provide green jobs to millions of people. 7. No Damage to Land: Unlike fossil fuels which cause massive damage to land as they can leave large holes while extracting energy from them, wave power does not cause any damage to earth. It is safe, clean and one of the preferred method to extract energy from ocean. Disadvantages of Wave Energy But wait, there's more to it than just a source of clean energy. It has its drawbacks as well. 1. Suitable to Certain Locations: The biggest disadvantage to getting your energy from the waves is location. Only power plants and towns near the ocean will benefit directly from it. Because of its source, wave energy is not a viable power source for everyone. Landlocked nations and cities far from the sea have to find alternate sources of power, so wave energy is not the clean energy solution for everyone. 2. Effect on marine Ecosystem: As clean as wave energy is, it still creates hazards for some of the creatures near it. Large machines have to be put near and in the water to gather energy from the waves. These machines disturb the seafloor, change the habitat of near-shore creatures (like crabs and starfish) and create noise that disturbs the sea life around them. There is also a danger of toxic chemicals that are used on wave energy platforms spilling and polluting the water near them. 3. Source of Disturbance for Private and Commercial Vessels: Another downside is that it disturbs commercial and private vessels. Power plants that gather wave energy have to be placed by the coastline to do their job, and they have to be near cities and other populated areas to be of much use to anybody. But these are places that are major thoroughfares for cargo ships, cruise ships, recreational vehicles and beach goers. All of these people and vessels will be disrupted by the installation of a wave energy gathering source. This means that government officials and private companies that want to invest in wave energy sources have to take into account and consider the needs of those they may be disturbing. 4. Wavelength: Wind power is highly dependent on wavelength i.e. wave speed, wave length, wavelength and water density. They require a consistent flow of powerful waves to generate significant amount of wave power. Some areas experience unreliable wave behavior and it becomes unpredictable to forecast accurate wave power and therefore cannot be trusted as reliable en 5. Weak Performance in Rough Weather: The performance of wave power drops significantly during rough weather. They must withstand rough weather. 6. Noise and Visual pollution: Wave energy generators may be unpleasant for some who live close to coastal regions. They look like large machines working in the middle of the ocean and destroy the beauty of the ocean. They also generate noise pollution but the noise is often covered by the noise of waves which is much more than that of wave generators. None of this is to say that wave energy cannot be useful, but those interested in using it to create power have to look at both sides of the equation. They should consider the positives and negatives of this new energy source and consider who and what they may be disturbing. Who knows what the future holds for this newly-discovered energy source.
The violet end of the rainbow is the end with the shortestwavelength (highest frequency). The limits of perception aredifferent for each individual, but industrial photometr…y considersthe lower wavelength limit of human perception to occur at 360 nanometers = 0.000036 centimeter = about 0.000014inch
Well, there are different types of light waves, meaning they have different wavelengths, either allowing us to see them or not. All colors have different wavelengths from one …another. Brown most especially being as how it's not really a TRUE color. It's just made up of all other colors (meaning all colors and gray because gray is what you get when you mix all colors) and their wavelengths. Hope this isn't too confusing.