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why light is called as electromagnetic radiation

why light is called as electromagnetic radiation

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a vishva t
17 Points
11 years ago

bcoz it does not need a medium 2 travel.light has  dual nature both of a wave and particle.plz correct me if i am wrongWink

Ashwin Sinha
520 Points
11 years ago

Dear Saidheeraj Ravipati,

    Light is known as electromagnetic radiation because it has two complementary components which were found to be a magnetic field wave in synchronous motion with an electric field wave.

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SAGAR SINGH - IIT DELHI
879 Points
11 years ago

    Light is known as electromagnetic radiation because it has two complementary components which were found to be a magnetic field wave in synchronous motion with an electric field wave.

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