Reference Terms
from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Electromagnetic radiation

Electromagnetic radiation is a propagating wave in space with electric and magnetic components.

These components oscillate at right angles to each other and to the direction of propagation.

Note:   The above text is excerpted from the Wikipedia article "Electromagnetic radiation", which has been released under the GNU Free Documentation License.
Related Stories

Share This Page:

Matter & Energy News
November 29, 2015

Latest Headlines
updated 12:56 pm ET