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10 Cards in this Set

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how fast a wave oscillates
frequency
discovered white light made of many colors and developed reflecting telescope
Sir Isaac Newton
whatever carries a wave
wave medium
realized that light is a type of electromagnetic wave
James Clerk Maxwell
low point of a wave
trough
movement of energy from one place to another
wave
high point of a wave
crest
turning back or turning aside of any wave when it hits an obstacle
reflection
single rise or depression in a wave
pulse
device that splits light into a spectrum for analysis
spectroscopre