Which can travel in outer space: sound waves or EM waves? Explain you answer.
Electromagnetic (EM) Spectrum
The EM spectrum spans a wide range of wavelengths from radio and TV waves that are meters long to the very short wavelength gamma radiation. Visible light is a very narrow band in the middle of the spectrum.
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Sound is a type of longitudinal wave. Longitudinal waves can only travel through a medium. Because space is a vacuum, sound waves cannot propagate...
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fromChapter 7 / Lesson 14
Here, the definition of a wave is explored. Different types of waves, and the anatomy of a wave are investigated, and examples of waves are provided.