Asked in PhysicsChemistryMagnetism
What is a type of radiation that passes through glass but can be blocked by treated glass?
Asked in Visible Light Spectrum
How much of the radiation from visible light waves is absorbed as the radiation passes through the atmosphere?
Asked in Stars
What occurs when the sun when is directly overhead?
Solar radiation is at its strongest when the sun is directly overhead at midday. This is the brightest and hottest time on a clear day because the sun's radiation passes through less of Earth's atmosphere when it strikes Earth perpendicularly. These effects are much less in the early morning or late afternoon when some solar radiation is blocked because it passes through more atmosphere at a greater angle.
Asked in Radiation Therapy
How long after radiation therapy to the brain does it take the radiation to leave the body?
Asked in Nuclear Physics
What specific property of nuclear radiation is used by the Geiger counter?
Asked in Physics, Visible Light Spectrum, Optics
What happens to light waves that strike a transparent object?
Asked in Food & Cooking, Physics, Chemistry
Which type of radiation barely passes through a piece of paper?
What happens when radiations pass through human body?
Do x-rays pass through matter more slowly than radio waves?
X-rays are a form of gamma radiation. Gamma radiation passes through human tissue with no difficulty. Gamma can only be blocked by an incredibly large mass of solid matter, such as extremely thick lead. Radio waves can be reflected or interfered with by a number of different transition metals. Radio waves have a larger range than gamma radiation because they are broadcasted from a medium rather than a source.
Asked in Astronomy
How does the temperature of the earth's surface affects the temperature of air above it?
Asked in Planet Earth
What happens when a part of earth passes through the shadow cast by the moon.?
Asked in Science
When light passes through a window is it reflected?
Asked in Countries, States, and Cities
The international Dateline passes through which oceans?
Asked in Inventions
How did the invention of the spectroscope in 1859 change the science of chemistry?
Asked in Antarctic Circle
What is the only continent the Antarctic Circle passes through?
Asked in Intestines
What happens to food as passes through the small intestine?
Which circle passes through more continents the Antarctic or the Arctic?
Asked in Science
What type of heat transfer is used by feeling a forehead to detect fever?