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This unique NASA resource on the web, in print, and with companion videos introduces electromagnetic waves, their behaviors, and how scientists visualize these data. Each region of the electromagnetic spectrum (EMS) is described and illustrated with engaging examples of NASA science. Come and explore the amazing world beyond the visible!
The light we can see is only one part of all the electrical and magnetic energy buzzing around our world. Radio waves, X rays, gamma rays, and microwaves work in a very similar way. All together, this energy is called the electromagnetic spectrum.