Login

EAAE Web Traffic

Today56
Yesterday374
This week2406
This month6057
Since June 2014679006

Sunday, 18 November 2018 03:27

Alan C. Pickwick

Manchester Grammar School (UK)

Abstract

In 1800, William Herschel discovered infrared light in the Sun’s spectrum. This was the beginning of a two hundred year journey of discovery. Since then we have been able to detect signals from space in all parts of the electromagnetic spectrum.

This workshop will provide a worksheet for each band of the spectrum covering:

the wavelengths and energies involved

the telescopes used in detection

the significance of the astronomy and

how to relate the energy band to everyday items.

Full text (PDF).