Imagine the Universe!

The Electromagnetic Spectrum

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Level 1 topics include:

  • Measuring the Electromagnetic Spectrum
  • A Radio Wave Is Not a Gamma-ray, a Microwave Is Not an X-ray... or Is It?
  • Why Do We Have to Go to Space to See All of the Electromagnetic Spectrum?

Level 2 topics include:

  • More about the Electromagnetic Spectrum
  • Space Observatories in Different Regions of the EM Spectrum

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