For this discussion, I am referring to thermal energy, also referred to as heat. Heat is actually light, but it is a light that is invisible to us, or not in the visible portion of the Electromagnetic Spectrum. Infrared light is the heat that we refer to normally and is located just below the color red in the Electromagnetic Spectrum. Its name is literally its definition. “Infra,” which means “below,” then “red.” So, infrared, or “below red,” is below red on the Electromagnetic Spectrum. We can see things that do not give off their own light because of reflection. When a color reflects light, the light reaches our eyes and allows us to see the color. This means that if we turn the light off in the room, we cannot see the colors because they do not give...
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