Post a New Question

light

5,923 results

Physics - light
1. Blue light and yellow light combine to produce white light because they constructively interfere. Explain why 2. You shine yellow light on an object and it appears black. What color might the object be if illuminated by red light? Justify your response.

Physics
Subject: Light and Geometric Optics Question: Where must a light source be placed in front of a concave mirror for a) light energy to be concentrated to a single point b)the light to be reflected in a parallel beam?

economics
Suppose three neighbors must vote on installation of a traffic light that costs $210. All three will share the cost of the light – that is, each person will contribute $70 to the installation. Leona values the light at $50; Lionel values the light at $50; and Theo, who ...

Chemistry
What does the photoelectric effect show about the connection between light and electrons? A. Light can remove electrons from atoms. B. Electrons are composed of light. C. Light is composed of electrons. D. It takes 2 photons of light to cause 1 electron to begin flowing.

physics
The index of refraction of water for a given monochromatic light in water is n=4/3. The wavelength of this light in water is 500nm. a) find the speed of this light in water. b) find the energy of one photon of this light . Does this enerdy change if this light is propagated in...

chemistry-light
the SI Unit of length is meter,which is defined as the lenght equal to 1,650,763.73 wavelengths of light of the light emitted by a particuar energy transition in krypton atoms.calculate the frequency of the light to three significan figures.

physical
Light is shone on a metal and photoelectrons are emitted. Can you tell me the three things from the list below which might cause the photoelectron emission to stop. Decreasing the intensity of the light Increasing the frequency of the light Decreasing the wavelength of the ...

science
Electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength of 700 nm would be: a)x-rays b)red light c)violet light d)ultraviolet light e)microwaves I thought it would be visible light but that's not an option.

physic
Light is shone on a metal and photoelectrons are emitted. Can you tell me the three things from the list below which might cause the photoelectron emission to stop. Decreasing the intensity of the light Increasing the frequency of the light Decreasing the wavelength of the ...

science
Light is shone on a metal and photoelectrons are emitted. Can you tell me the three things from the listbelow which might cause the photoelectron emission to stop. Decreasing the intensity of the light Increasing the frequency of the light Decreasing the wavelength of the ...

physics
Light is shone on a metal and photoelectrons are emitted. Can you tell me the three things from the listbelow which might cause the photoelectron emission to stop. Decreasing the intensity of the light Increasing the frequency of the light Decreasing the wavelength of the ...

physiiics
Which of the following is correct for the two coherent light waves to produce zero light? The light waves should travel in perpendicular directions. The light waves are in phase with each other The light waves are out of phase with each other. The light waves should pass ...

Physics
Which of the following is correct for the two coherent light waves to produce zero light? The light waves should travel in perpendicular directions. The light waves are in phase with each other. The light waves are out of phase with each other. The light waves should pass ...

physics
A diamond's index of refraction for red light, 656 nm, is 2.410, while that for blue light, 434 nm, is 2.450. Suppose white light is incident on the diamond at 32.2°. Find the angles of refraction for red and blue light. red light? blue light?

Physics
When you approach a blinking source of light, the frequency of its blinking is seen to: decrease, increase, or remain the same always. I THINK IT IS INCREASING. If you are traveling at close to the speed of light and shine a flashlight out in front of you, a third observer at ...

Physics
A balloon appears to be yellow when seen in white light. Explain the colour it will appear in a) green light and b) magenta light. I really don't undestand the subtractive theory of light, and it applies to this question. Can you please explain to me how to get the answer? Thanks

science
Which statement explains why light from sun can warm up water in a glass? a)light travels very fast. b)light travels in straight lines. c)water reflects light energy. d)water absorbs light energy.

Physics
Why is it necessary to collimate the light source before using the prism to disperse the light? A. If white light enters the prism with different angles, some of the blue light will exit the prism with the same angle as the orange light. B. If white light enters the prism with...

Physical Science
These are two questions that I need help with: 1.What statement about light traveling through water and glass is true? A.Water and glass absorb different colors of light B.Light changes colors as it passes from water to glass C.Light travels at different speeds in water and ...

chemistry
What is the wavelength, frequency, temperature, and type of the electromagnetic radiation that has: a. 90% the speed of light b. 50% the speed of light c. 10% the speed of light d. 5% the speed of light e. 1% the speed of light

CICI
How do light microscopes work? Light microscopes use an electron beam to create an image of a specimen. Light microscopes use a combination of light and lenses to magnify a specimen.*** Light microscopes use a tiny tip that traces a specimen, enlarging it. Light microscopes ...

physics
The index of refraction of water for a given monochromatic light in water is n=4/3. The wavelength of this light in water is 500nm.  a) find the speed of this light in water.  b) find the energy of one photon of this light . Does this energy change if this light is ...

Science
A plant deprives of light dies. Which of the following best explains why this happens? 1-The plant needs light to make it's food 2-Light allows the plant to make food for other organisms 3-Without light, the plant has no signals to be able to grow* 4-Plants need light to ...

Physics
Which of the following is correct for the two coherent light waves to produce zero light? The light waves should travel in perpendicular directions. The light waves are in phase with each other. The light waves are out of phase with each other. The light waves should pass ...

physics
Maxwell's equations proved that a. Light is a mechanical phenomena b. Light is a chemical phenomena c. Light is a phenomenal phenomena d. Light is an electromagnetic phenomena I think the answer is either a or d. But I'm pretty sure its d Thank you for any help and happy holidays

physics
A light year (speed of light 2.998x10^8 m/s) is the distance light travels in a year. How many meters are there in 1 light year? (Answer:9.45x10^15 m/yr)

Physics
A certain type of laser emits light that has a frequency of 4.7 1014 Hz. The light, however, occurs as a series of short pulses, each lasting for a time of 2.8 10-11 s. (a) How many wavelengths are there in one pulse? (b) The light enters a pool of water. The frequency of the ...

speed of light
Can the speed of light be legislated? Explain your reasoning. As best as we know, the speed of light is a fundamental constant of the universe. I have no idea of the meaning "legislated". Someday they may pass laws and light will have to slow down. After the laws are passed ...

Science
A green leaf is reflecting a. no light b. red light c. green light d. all light C

Physical Science
In which of these cases does a ripe banana apear black, red light/green light or blue light? Why?

chemistry
The human eye responds to a light stimulus (generates a sensation of "light") upon receiving light energy of 10eV (and more). If we take 6000 angstroms as the average wavelength, how many photons must the eye receive to register a light sensation?

Chem help?!
Which color light is diffracted at a greater angle, red light or yellow light?

physics
An object emitting 500nm wavelength light moves away from you at half of the speed of light. What is the observed wavelengths of the light?

Math
The intensity of light passing through a lens can be found using the formula I=Io - Io / csc^2 theta, where Io is the intensity of the light coming in, I is the intensity of the light that emerges or goes out of the lens, and theta is the angle between. a) Find and simply and ...

physics ( help FAST)
if you were to move the light sencor in an experiment 5 times further from the light as it was before, by what fraction would the light intensity change????

Science Help
How does a periscope work when it has 2 mirrors and light? A.Lenses refract the light B.Light bends as it travels and mirrors bend the light more C.Light travels in a straight line and the mirrors reflect the light D.Lenses and mirrors reflect the light Reflect means to bounce...

Science
How does a periscope work when it has 2 mirrors and light? A.Lenses refract the light B.Light bends as it travels and mirrors bend the light more C.Light travels in a straight line and the mirrors reflect the light D.Lenses and mirrors reflect the light Reflect means to bounce...

calculus
a revolving light is located at 5 km from a straight shoreline with a constant angular velocity. what velocity does the light revolve if the light moves along the shoreline at the rate of 15km/min when the beam of light makes a angle of 60 with the shoreline?

Chemistry
How does light energy work? Is red light the lowest? or is blue light?

science- help needed.
each statement is false. rewrite each one as a true statement,showing as much scientific understand as possible. 1. light waves travel slower than sound waves. 2.a black object will reflect white light. 3.a translucent object lets no light through. 4.an orange object will ...

physics
Light is an electromagnetic wave and travels at a speed of 3.00 × 10^8 m/s. The human eye is most sensitive to yellow-green light, which has a wavelength of 5.72 × 10^-7 m. What is the frequency of this light?

Science grade 3
Does light always flow from light to dark places? T or False and explain. I say no becasue light shines and it does not flow Photons are emmitted and radiate in all directions until they are absorbed or reflected. So no is correct. They do not flow from light to dark. Thank you

physics
light is an electromagnetic wave and travels at a speed of 3.00 x 108 m/s. the human eye is most sensitive to yellow-green light which has a wavelength of 5.45 x 10-7 m. what is the frequency of this light?

Physics
Does blue light or orange light have a larger index of refraction? Blue light is bent more by a prism than orange light. Does blue light or orange light have a larger index of refraction in glass? A. Blue B. Orange If you know the answer to this, could you also explain why? ...

Physics
Rank in order the following according to their speeds, from fastest (1) to slowest (5): (i) 425-nm-wavelength light through a pane of glass, (ii) 500-nm-wavelength light through air, (iii) 540-nm-wavelength light through water, (iv) 670-nm-wavelength light through a diamond, ...

physics
Question Part Points Submissions Used 1 2 3 4 0/0.37 0/0.37 –/0.37 –/0.37 4/15 1/15 0/15 0/15 Total 0/1.48 ...A diamond in air is illuminated with white light. On one particular facet, the angle of incidence is 46.05°. Inside the diamond, red light (ë = 660.00 nm in ...

physics
b. If you are cruising down the road at 50 mph and a policeman with a radar gun (wavelength 1 cm) reflects radar light off your bumper, what wavelength of radar light does he get back? Assume the policeman is stationary, and you are moving towards him. Light that gets ...

Physics
I am to fill in the blanks without a word bank, my answers are in brackets. 1. When light waves reflect from media in which the speed of light is slower, their phase (crest or trough) is ____ 2. The trick to being able to observe interference patterns for light waves in to ...

Physics
We hear people talk of "ultraviolet light" and "infrared light." Why are these terms misleading? Why are we less likely to hear people talk of "radio light" and "X-ray light"?

Chemistry
Purple light in the visible region of the electromagnetic spectrum has a shorter wavelength than does the green region of the spectrum. Which of the following can you conclude? Is it: a)a photon of purple light has a higher frequency than does a photon of green light or b) ...

Physical Science
I need help with some of these questions: 1.If you look at a red leaf, what describes what happens when you see it? A.The leaf absorbs red light from our eyes B.Our eyes reflect red light back to the leaf C.Red light reflected from the leaf enters our eyes D.The leaf radiates ...

Physics-Light
light diffraction help? a single monochromatic indigo light source is shined through an etched, flat prism with a slit separation of .0250mm. the resulting interference pattern is viewed on a screen 1.25 m away. the third Maximum is found to be 6.6 cm from the central maximum...

statistics
twenty light bulbs are tested three light bulbs fail the test. two light bulbs are selected at random without replacement from this collection of bulbs find the probablilty that both light bulbs failed the test. round the answer 3 decimals places

Physics
When light travels from air to glass, which one of the following is not dependent on the index of refraction of the glass? A- The speed at which lught travels in the glass B- The angle through which light is deflected on entering the glass C- The frequency of the light in the ...

physics
1.The greenish blue of water is evidence for the A) interaction between green and blue frequencies of light. B) reflection of red light. C) reflection of greenish-blue light. D) absorption of greenish-blue light. E) absorption of red light. 2.Atmospheric refraction tends to ...

calculus
A light house is 1 km off shore. A marathoner is running along the shore. The search light on the light house is rotating at a rate of 1/6 revolution per minute when the runner is 3 km from the point on the shore that is the closest to the light house.The runner is illuminated...

Physics
Two stars are 8 light years from earth (a light year is the distance light travels in one year). The 550 nm light from the two stars can be barely distinguished in the diffraction pattern of 90 cm wide single slit. How far apart are the stars?

Calculus
A rotating light is located 25 feet from a wall. The light projected on the wall is moving at a rate of 1.5 feet per second when the light's angle is 15 degrees from perpendicular to the wall. If the light is turning at a constant rate, how many seconds does it take to go ...

Chemistry
E=hv E=energy h= Planck's constant =6.626 x 10^-34 v= frequency 1. What is the energy of light having a frequency of 2.28 x 10^12? ( I do have an answer for this but I'm not so sure about it.) 2.What is the energy of light with a wavelength of 2.18 x 10^-5? 3. A photon of ...

Math
A consumer buys n light bulbs, each of which has a lifetime that has a mean of 800 hours, a standard deviation of 100 hours, and a normal distribution. A light bulb is replaced by another as soon as it burns out. Assuming independence of the lifetimes, find the smallest n so ...

Math
A consumer buys n light bulbs, each of which has a lifetime that has a mean of 800 hours, a standard deviation of 100 hours, and a normal distribution. A light bulb is replaced by another as soon as it burns out. Assuming independence of the lifetimes, find the smallest n so ...

Math
Daphne replaced light bulbs in her mothers store.She had 3/4 of a box of light bulbs. She used 1/3 of the bulbs. a. What fraction of the box of light bulbs was left? b. How many light bulbs are in a full box? Explain. Thanks to everyone who helps answer questions it is ...

physics/light reflection
A light of ray is incident at an angle of 58degrees on the plane surface of a block of glass of refractive index 1.60. Some light is reflected on the other side of the normal at the same angle as the angle of incidence. Find: a.the angle between the light reflected from the ...

Chemistry
The distance to our nearest neighboring Star, is 4.4 light years. If there are 9.460x10^12 km in 1 light year, how far is this in miles? So this is how I solved: 9.460x10^12 km x 1mi/1.61km x5.878x10^12 miles/1 light year x4.4 light years My answer is 1.51x10^26 which i know ...

Physical Science
Why is metal shiny? A. The electrons absorb each light wave. B. The loose electrons reflect most wavelengths of light. C. The electrons emit light due to electronic excitation. D. The electrons transmit most wavelengths of light. (I think the answer is B, but I am not positive)

Phy
The index of refraction for a diamond for red light of wavelength 655 nm is 2.35, while that for blue light of wavelength 437 nm is 2.26. Suppose white light is incident on the diamond at 29.5. Find the angle of refraction for red light. Answer in units of 

Physics
Which of the following is an example of diffuse reflection? light reflected from the surface of a dry asphalt roadway light reflected from the surface of a calm lake light reflected from the surface of glossy paper light reflected from the surface of a shiny metal plate

Physics
Which of the following is an example of diffuse reflection? light reflected from the surface of a dry asphalt roadway light reflected from the surface of a calm lake light reflected from the surface of glossy paper light reflected from the surface of a shiny metal plate

Biology
O2 is a product of: A. light-dependent reactions. B. light-independent reactions. C. light-capturing events. D. All of the choices are correct. Is the answer D?

biology help
Is photosynthesis only occurring during the daytime? What happens when there is no light? What is the relationship between light dependent and light independent reactions in photosynthesis?

analogies
furnace:fireplace::lamp: ? log,street light,light bulb, headlight,candle is light bulb correct?

Physics
Which of the following is an example of diffuse reflection? light reflected from the surface of a dry asphalt roadway light reflected from the surface of a calm lake light reflected from the surface of glossy paper light reflected from the surface of a shiny metal plate No one...

Chemistry
You are approaching a stoplight. If the frequency of the light being emitted is approximately 520 THz, what was the wavelength of the light? What color was the light? v = c/λ 520 THz --> 5.2x10^14 Hz 5.2x10^14 Hz = 3.0x10^8 m/s λ = 1.56 x 10^23 m Not sure how to get the ...

physical science
describe your motio when you are on a swing in terms of kinetic and potetial energy. at which point during your motion is each type of energy the greatest Potential energy is hghest when the elevation is highest. Potential energy is lowest (and kinetic energy highest) when the...

MATH
A light year is the distance that a light travels through a vacuum (space without matter) in one year. A light year is about 9.46 x 10^12km. The distance to the spiral galaxy NGC 4603 is about 1.08 x 10^8 light years. What is the distance in km?

Geometry
A 195 cm person casts a 2.1 m shadow in the light of a street lamp. If the person is standing 4.2 m from the light, how tall is the light?

Electricity
The best answer is c, but a is also true if the wavelength of the light is chosen correctly. The intensity of the light does not determine the emission of the electrons, the wavelength (energy of light photons) is what determines. c

math
mr foster places 11 garden light along 80- meter path.each light an eqal distance apart .haw far away is the sixth garden light from the second?

math
If a single pane of a certain type of glass blocks 3% of the light passing through it, what percent of the original light will be present after the light has passed through 10 panes

physics
Suppose the time taken for light to bounce to and fro between the parallel mirrors of a light clock is 1 second, in the frame of reference of the light clock. As seen by another observer moving at high speed at right angles to the to-and-fro motion of the bouncing light, the ...

physics
You are in the lab with a 10 V battery. You have a 10 W light bulb and you want to put 1/2 A of current through the light bulb and 5 V across the light bulb. This will allow the light bulb to have a brightness proportional to 2.5 W. Assuming any resistors that you need, design...

psychology
* Take about 15 index cards and a flashlight that is opaque on all sides (so that light shines only through the front) into a very dark room. * Place all 15 cards over the beam of light. * Slowly remove the cards one at a time until you can barely detect the light, and then ...

college physics
You are in the lab with a 10 V battery. You have a 10 W light bulb and you want to put 0.75 A of current through the light bulb and 7.5 V across the light bulb. This will allow the light bulb to have a brightness proportional to 5.625 W. Assuming any resistors that you need, ...

Calculus
A rotating light is located 25 feet from a wall. The light projected on the wall is moving at a rate of 1.5 feet per second when the light's angle is 15 degrees from perpendicular to the wall. If the light is turning at a constant rate, how many seconds does it take to go ...

calculus
A rotating light is located 25 feet from a wall. The light projected on the wall is moving at a rate of 1.5 feet per second when the light's angle is 15 degrees from perpendicular to the wall. If the light is turning at a constant rate, how many seconds does it take to go ...

physics
Laser light is commonly used to demonstrate double-slit interference. Explain why laser light is preferable to light from other sources for observing interference. Doesn't double slit interference work best on monochromatic light? yea

phys
A motorist is driving at 20m/s{\rm m/s} when she sees that a traffic light 200m{\rm m} ahead has just turned red. She knows that this light stays red for 15s{\rm s} , and she wants to reach the light just as it turns green again. It takes her 1.0s{\rm s} to step on the brakes ...

science
In which of the following statement the word light year is used correctly? (A) Ceres dwarf galaxy is 2.46 million lightyear away from us.(B) light travels with the speed of 1 lightyear in the universe (c) the next complete solar eclipse will be seen after 32 light year. (D) ...

physics
In astronomy, distances are often expressed in light-years. One light-year is the distance traveled by light in one year. The distance to Alpha Centauri, the closest star other than our own sun that can be seen by the naked eye, is 4.7 light-years. Express this distance in ...

calculus-snell's law
Suppose A light ray starts at the point A = (0,a) in an uniform medium 1 where the speed of light is c1 and then passes through an uniform medium 2 where the speed of light is c2 reaching point B = (d, −b). The line separating the two media is the x-axis; HINTS ONLY 1) what ...

Physics
A 75 W light source consumes 75 W of electric power. Typically only about 5% of this energy is emitted as visible light of wavelength 600 nm. (a) Calculate the frequency of the emitted visible light. (b) How many photons per second of visible light does the source emit? (c) Is...

Trig
a sailor out in a lake sees two likght houses 11km apart along the shore and gets bearings of 285degrees from his present position for light house A and 237degrees for light house B. From light house B, light house A has a bearing of 45degrees. How far to the nearest kilometre...

physics
A 75 W light source consumes 75 W of electric power. Typically only about 5% of this energy is emitted as visible light of wavelength 600 nm. (a) Calculate the frequency of the emitted visible light. (b) How many photons per second of visible light does the source emit? (c) Is...

science
light trsavels at 3*10 m/s. an astrounaut shines a flash light in space. 4 hours later a martian sees a light from the astrounaut. how far away is mars from the astrounaut?

algebra
Astronomers measure large distances in light-years. One light-year is the distance that light can travel in one year, or approximately 5.88 *10^12 miles. Suppose a star is 3.2 * 10^2 light-years from Earth. In scientific notation, approximately how many miles is it? 1.88 * 10^...

Algebra
Astronomers measure large distances in light-years. One light-year is the distance that light can travel in one year, or approximately 5.88*10^12 miles. Suppose a star is 3.2*10^12 light-years from Earth. In scientific notation, approximately how many miles is it? a) 1.88 * 10...

math
A street light (light source) is 15 m above the ground. A ball is freely released from a location of 9 m from the light with the same elevation as the light’s. While the ball is falling, it casts a shadow on the ground. Assuming the gravity is 10 m/s2, calculate the speed of...

Chemistry
This question refers to spectroscopy. So why are certain colors used in this experiment? For example, why would a yellow light be used instead of a green light? And if I were to use a green light instead of a yellow light, would absorbance values be higher or lower?

Physics
We can reasonably model a 75 W incandescent light bulb as a sphere 6.0 cm in diameter. Typically, only about 5% of the energy goes to visible light; the rest goes largely to non-visible light infrared radiation. (a) What is the visible light intensity (in W/m^2) at the surface...

Physics - General Physics
Violet light and red light travel through air and strike a block of plastic at the same angle of incidence. The angle of refraction is 30.700° for the violet light and 31.380° for the red light. The index of refraction for violet light in plastic is greater than that for red...

  1. Pages:
  2. 1
  3. 2
  4. 3
  5. 4
  6. 5
  7. 6
  8. 7
  9. 8
  10. 9
  11. 10
  12. 11
  13. 12
  14. 13
  15. 14
  16. 15
  17. Next>>

Post a New Question