Explore: Light

Facts about the Sun
Facts about Sunlight
Facts about White Light
The Visible Spectrum
Wavelengths from Red to Violet
Bands of Colour from Red to Violet
Wavelengths Between Red and Violet
Continuous Colour from Red to Violet
Long Waves to Short Waves
Wavelength and the Electromagnetic Spectrum
Features of Electromagnetic Waves
Electric and Magnetic Properties of Light
Comparing Wavelengths: Radio to Gamma
Comparing Wavelengths of Red and Violet
Frequency of Electromagnetic Waves
Comparing Frequencies of Red and Violet
Electromagnetic spectrum
Wavelength, Frequency and Energy Compared
Calculating the Frequency of Electromagnetic Waves
Wavelength and Speed of Light in Different Materials
Why an Object Appears White in Sunlight
Why an Object Appears Red in Sunlight
Why an Object Appears Orange in Sunlight
Why an Object Appears Yellow in Sunlight
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Why an Object Appears Blue in Sunlight
Why an Object Appears Violet in Sunlight
Why an Object Appears Cyan in Sunlight
Why an Object Appears Magenta in Sunlight
Why an Object Appears Transparent in Sunlight
Combining Different Wavelengths of Light to make White
Reflection of a Ray of White Light
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Refraction of a Ray of White Light Away from the Normal
Refraction of Light Towards the Normal
Refraction of Light Away from the Normal
Reflection and Refraction of a Ray of White Light
Reflection and Refraction at a Curved Boundary
Reflection and Refraction Parallel to the Normal
Reflection and Refraction Parallel to the Normal at a Curved Boundary
Refraction of a Ray of Red Light in Detail
Chromatic Dispersion of a Ray of White Light
Chromatic Dispersion of Red Green and Blue Wavelengths
Refraction and Dispersion of a Ray of White Light
Refraction and Dispersion of Wavelengths of Light
Refractive Index Explained
How to Use the Refractive Index of a Medium
The Law of Refraction Explained
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Actual and Observed Position of an Object in Water
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Take a Photo of a Rainbow
How to See a Rainbow
Rainbows Seen From the Air Form a Circle
Rainbows Seen From the Ground Form an Arc
A Rainbow is an Optical Phenomenon
Sun, Observer and Rainbow Share a Common Axis
The Lower the Sun, the Higher the Rainbow
The Higher the Sun, the Lower the Rainbow
Rainbows Appear as Bands of Spectral Colour
The Angle Between Incident and Refracted Rays
The Apparent Position of a Rainbow
Angular Distance Determines Raindrop Colour
Dispersion of White Light in a Raindrop
Reflection and Refraction in a Raindrop
The Path of a Red Ray Through a Raindrop
Parallel Light Rays Incident to a Raindrop
Rays from a Point Source Incident to a Raindrop
Non-parallel Light Rays Incident to a Raindrop
The Path of Rays Through a Raindrop
The Elevation of Raindrops Determines Their Colour
The Elevation of a Raindrop Determines its Colour
Rainbows and the Polarization of Light
Polarization of Light in a Raindrop
Colour Brightness and Angular Distance
Rainbow Diagrams
Rainbows as Superimposed Discs of Colour
Rainbows as Superimposed Cones of Colour
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