Science / Chemistry / Electromagnetic Radiation: A wave that involves perpendicular oscillations in the electric and magnetic fields, moving at a speed of 2.99792458×108 m/s in a vacuum away from the source. Gamma rays, x-rays, ultraviolet light, visible light, infrared radiation, and radio waves are all electromagnetic waves.
Radiation Adjective Synonyms: emission, emanation, diffusion, dispersal, shedding
Science / Biology / Radiation: Energy emitted from the unstable nuclei of radioactive isotopes. MORE
Science / Chemistry / Infrared Radiation: Electromagnetic radiation with wavelength longer than visible light but shorter than that of microwaves. Infrared radiation is produced by hot objects; absorption of infrared radiation causes chemical MORE
Technology / Cell Phones / Ionizing Radiation: Very high energy electromagnetic radiation that strips electrons away from their normal locations in atoms and molecules. MORE
Technology / Cell Phones / Electromagnetic Spectrum: The collection of all electromagnetic energy arranged according to frequency and wavelength. MORE
Technology / Cell Phones / Electromagnetic Field: An area containing electromagnetic energy (electromagnetic radiation). MORE