Infrared Radiation

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The BASICS of infrared radiation.

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Infrared Radiation
1 Is heat transfer by electromagnetic waves,rather than particles.
2 All objects continually emit and absorb radiation.
3 The hotter the object the more radiation it emits.
3.1 A Dark,Matt surface is the BOSS of absorbing and emitting Infrared Radiation.
3.1.1 A Light,Shiney surface is not very good at absorbing or emitting radiation.But they're good reflectors
4 Can pass through the vaccume of space as it doesn't involve particles.
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