Can birds see infrared light?

Answer No, birds cannot see infrared light, but they can see ultraviolet light. This has a shorter wavelength than visible light, while infrared light has a longer wavelength. Birds use their UV vision fo... Read More »

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Which has the greatest energy, a photon of infrared light, visible light or ultraviolet light?

Einstein's equation for the photoelectric effect, E = hf (where E is energy of a photon, h represents Planck's constant and f is the photon's frequency), indicates that the energy of a photon is di... Read More »

Why Does Ultraviolet Light Cause Chemical Damage to Your Skin While Infrared Light Does Not?

Energy travels through space in the form of waves called electromagnetic radiation. Types of electromagnetic radiation include gamma rays, X-rays, ultraviolet rays, visible light, infrared rays, mi... Read More »

Is infrared light visible?

Infrared light, which exists between the microwave and visible spectrums, cannot be directly observed by the naked eye. However, pit viper snakes have sensory organs that allow them to see infrared... Read More »

What is an infrared light?

Infrared light lies outside the visible spectrum of human beings on the electromagnetic spectrum. Infrared light has a longer wavelength than light detectable by human vision.Electromagnetic Spectr... Read More »