The Private Life of Space

Why just settle for one hidden world? When we look at the clear night sky we see a scattering of distant stars. But we can only see a small portion of the electromagnetic spectrum. There’s a lot more of the Universe out there to see, but we need a little help!

Our eyes have evolved to cope with a certain range of electromagnetic radiation. Light waves have a wavelength, and this wavelength characterises the light. A shorter wavelength means more energetic photons, while in a longer wave the photons are of a lower energy. Continue reading “The Private Life of Space”