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A transverse wave composed of an oscillating electric field and a magnetic field that oscillates perpendicular to the electric field
The Law of Reflection:
The angle of reflection equals the angle of incidence.
What is the currently accepted theory about light?
Quantum Mechanical Theory
List some basic principles about the Quantum Mechanical Theory:
light is viewed as tiny packets of waves.
Each Packet has a photon:
how does the speed of light change as it goes through liquids solids, gases?
slowest through solids, fastest through gases, and medium with liquids.
What is the difference between diverging and converging lenses?
Converging - makes light focus on one point:
Diverging - makes light focus on everything.