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Light energy is a type of kinetic energy that consists of waves. It results from electromagnetic radiation and is the only form of energy visible to the human eye. More »

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Light energy is an integral aspect in the survival of nearly all organisms on Earth. In the absence of this physical phenomenon, human life on the planet would not be possible. More »

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Light energy refers to the energy carried by waves in the visible region of the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum. The EM spectrum is comprised of the entire range of electromagnetic radiation from radio waves all they way u... More »

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