Science ch. 12

  1. who said light is made up of particles
    Newton
  2. who said light is a wave
    • Hook
    • Huygens
    • Young
  3. German physicist demonstrated radio waves
    Hertz
  4. who came up with the wave theory of light
    Christiaan Huygens
  5. Scottish physicists demonstrated that light consists of electromagnetic waves
    James Clerk Maxwell
  6. light above a certain frequency can knock electrons loose from atoms of certain metals
    photoelectric effect
  7. theory stating that light has both a wave nature and a particle nature
    quantum theory
  8. using the quantum theory scientists speak of light as consisting of tiny bundles or packets of energy
    photons
  9. an electromagnetic wave traveling as photons
    light
  10. what are the colors red, green, and blue called
    additive primary colors
  11. light rays from a distant object are refracted by heated air so that the object appears to be nearby
    mirage
  12. "twinkling"
    scintillation
  13. process in which colors reflected is iridescence
    iridescence
  14. a beam of light containing waves that are all aligned in the same direction
    polarized
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Science ch. 12
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