Electromagnetic Radiations

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The definition of electromagnetic radiation is that the rays that come from space and possess electromagnetic radiant energy. There are different types of electromagnetic radiations, for example, radio waves, microwaves, inferred waves, ultraviolent rays and X-rays, and gamma rays. Besides, there are different forms of electromagnetic radiation. Electromagnetic radiations also possess certain rays that are harmful to living things.

What is Electromagnetic Radiations?

Electromagnetic radiations are waves of electromagnetic fields that carry electromagnetic radiant energy and remain present in space. The general examples of electromagnetic radiations are microwaves, radio waves, infrared, and light.

When was electromagnetic radiation discovered?

Maxwell predicted the electromagnetic radiation. However, in 1887, Heinrich Hertz demonstrated the existence of the waves by producing radio waves in his laboratory.

Where is electromagnetic energy found?

Electromagnetic energy is present all around us in various forms and these forms include radio waves, X-rays, microwaves, and light etc.

Who discovered electromagnetic radiation?

Maxwell predicted it but a German physicist namely Heinrich Hertz demonstrated the existence of the waves by producing radio waves in his laboratory in the year of 1887.

Why electromagnetic radiation is dangerous?

It is speculated that long term exposure to electromagnetic radiation may lead to cancer and other diseases through other mechanisms such as by reducing the level of the hormone melatonin.

How do you detect electromagnetic radiation?

A conducting rod is used to detect electromagnetic radiation.

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