How to View Infrared Light?

Answer Anything with a temperature puts out heat or infrared light, including human beings and animals. Humans cannot see infrared light with the naked eye, unlike snakes in the pit viper family, such as ... 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 »

Can parrots see infrared light?

Parrots have excellent vision, but they are not able to see infrared light. However, parrots are able to see ultraviolet light to a far greater degree than human beings, and may even use ultraviole... 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 »