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Light Rays travel in straight paths as transverse waves. It needs no medium to travel along.

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How do light rays travel from the object to the image?

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How does light ray travel?

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What effect does the material in which light rays travel have on the rays?

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Gamma rays travel at the speed of light because both light and gamma rays are variants of the same thing: electromagnetic radiation.

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If light rays did not travel through space there would be no way for them to reach Earth.

How does the speed of visible light compare with the speed of gamma ray?

Light is a term we give to electromagnetic radiation in the visible spectrum. All electromagnetic rays travel at the speed of light.

How can you see a ray of light in the air?

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Which type of wave travels faster?

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What do you call a ray of light through the clouds?

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Light rays travel in a straight line.?


To throw back light rays that strike a surface?

This is the definition of the reflection of a light ray. The other term related to light rays is refraction, which is the bending of a light ray as it passes from one substance into another.

How many different directions can a single ray of light travel in?

A ray of light can travel in any direction, so an infinite number.

Is an X-ray an alpha ray or beta ray or gamma ray?

X-rays are different from all of these but are similar to gamma rays. Both X-rays and gamma rays are forms of electromagnetic energy. X-rays have slightly longer wave lengths than gamma rays and have lower penetration power as compared to gamma rays. More over, X-rays are "waves" and part of the electromagnetic spectrum, and hence travel with the speed of light in vacuum i.e c, whereas alpha and beta rays are not waves but are energy particles that are radiated by unstable atoms and do not travel at the speed of light (except beta part. which almost does). Gamma rays apart from having a low penetration power compared to x-rays are also radiations from the nucleus whereas x-rays are emitted by electrons in excitation in order for the atom to reach a more stable state.

Some fast do light rays travel?

Yes, they travel some fast!

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