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LIGHT: ILLUMINATING THE UNIVERSE
Light and the Electromagnetic Spectrum
Frequency and Wavelength
Waves and Particles
Solar Radiation
Light from the Stars
Absorption and Emission Spectrum
Redshift and the Expanding Universe
The Doppler Effect
OPTICS: IMAGING THE UNIVERSE
Lenses and Mirrors
Human Vision
Seeing 3-D: Stereoscopic Vision
Correcting Faulty Vision
Mirages and Illusions
Microscopes and Telescopes
Cameras and Photography
Color Vision
Wavelength and Color
Rainbows
Blue Skies, Red Sunsets
Oil Slicks and Soap Bubbles
Color Printing
Measuring the Distance to the Moon
The Lasers in CDs and DVDs
Fiber Optics
Holography
Star Wars: The Strategic Defense Initiative
Traveling by Laser
LIGHT’S SERVICE TO LIFE AND MEDICINE
Glowing in the Dark
Luciferase: An Illuminating Enzyme
Turning Light into Food
Biological Clocks and Light
Finding Prey in the Dark
Laser Surgery
Seeing through Skin
Future Medical Uses of Light
ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION AND THE UNIVERSE
Radio Waves
Microwaves
Infrared and Ultraviolet
X-rays and Gamma Rays
COMMUNICATING WITH ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION
Antennas and Broadcasting
Maxwell’s Equations
Radio and Television
Cell Phones
EXPANDING THE VISUAL HORIZON
Searching with Light
Transverse Waves and Polarization
ENERGY FROM THE SUN
Capturing the Energy of the Sun
Solar-Energy-Powered Spacecraft and Probes
CONCLUSION
SI UNITS AND CONVERSIONS
GLOSSARY
FURTHER READING AND WEB SITES
INDEX
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