Results for: Ultraviolet

In Eyes

What is ultraviolet light?

Ultraviolet light (UV light) is light of shorter wavelength than the visible spectrum. Many insects, like bees, see mostly UV light so they can find plants with nectar. Sunlig (MORE)
In Science

How are ultraviolet waves used?

Medicine: Ultraviolet waves are effective in killing bacteria and viruses. Hospitals use germicidal lamps that produce these waves to sterilize equipment, water and air in o (MORE)
In Physics

What are the dangers of ultraviolet?

UV radiation is of a high energy, therefore it can cause damage to living cells. The dangers faced by humans include; most commonly damage to the skin, but also damage to the (MORE)
In Uncategorized

What is Ultraviolet (UV)?

 Sunlight has long since been known to kill micro-organisms. The  rays from the sun contain the UV Spectrum used in Ultraviolet Water  Treatment Systems - although at much (MORE)
In Physics

Is ultraviolet dangerous?

Ultraviolet rays (as all electromagnetic waves with more energy then the visible spectrum) can be dangerous to humans. UV tyically just reacts with the skin to cause burns, th (MORE)

How does Ultraviolet light work?

UV light is the same as any other kind of light or radiation along the spectrum from radioactive waves to radio waves. The difference between them is their wavelength and fequ (MORE)