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Re: Wave-theory?

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Posted by Rntt... on September 30, 1998 15:41:20 UTC

There are different kinds of waves. The water-in-pond waves are similar to sound waves in that they require a medium through which to travel. e.g. the water. That is why, "In Space, no one can hear you scream" and all that.

On the other hand, Waves like light-waves, radio-waves and other waves on the Electromagnetic spectrum don't require such a medium. That is why you can see into space, and see through a vacuum and all that. The energy is radiated, like heat, through rays.

If someone would like to expand on this, feel free, as this as far as I know... :)

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