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What is a heat wave?

  From Wikipedia... A heat wave is a prolonged period of excessively hot weather, which may be accompanied by high humidity. There is no universal definition of a heat w (MORE)
In Biology

Why did the 2003 European heat wave happen?

An air mass becomes blocked or stable over a region, bring constant  hot winds. There was an anti-cyclone that stabilized over Western  Europe. This prevented rainfall and b (MORE)

How fast are heat waves?

  Heat is infrared light traveling through air. infrared light is just light but with a higher wavelength than visible light so you can't see it. heat waves travel at the (MORE)

You feel what waves as heat?

what we feel as heat is "long infrared radition". "Short infrared radiation" is what your remote uses to control your tv (for some reason this appeared in Terminator 4)
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How do heat waves form?

Heat waves form when there are no clouds or there is a disturbance in the usual weather pattern. The sun can easily access the ground and reaches extreme heat.
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In Science

Does heat travel in waves?

This is a complex question since heat travels in many different forms. I will focus on heat transmission in solid crystals, that is the less complex case. The atoms at the no (MORE)

What is the speed of sound waves and heat waves?

 Sound is a mechanical vibration in the form of a pressure wave.  Its speed is fastest is rigid materials like diamond (about 12000  meters/second) or steel (about 6000 me (MORE)