Radiant energy, the energy carried by electromagnetic waves, can be transmitted through any number of media, including visible light, gamma rays, radio waves, x-rays, infrared waves and ultraviolet waves. The energy emit... More »

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The sun is the primary source of radiant energy on Earth, according to Explorit Science Center. Radiant energy is a type of electromagnetic radiation. Upon leaving the sun, this energy reaches Earth - a distance of almos... More »

Radiant heating systems are energy efficient in certain usage scenarios and their energy rating varies depending on the model that is purchased. A radiant heating system uses infrared radiation to only heat up people or ... More »

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Some examples of radiant energy are visible light, infrared and ultraviolet electromagnetic waves, radio waves and microwaves, and radiant energy's uses include heating, lighting and communications. All radiant energy is... More »

The types of radiation given off by the sun include both infrared rays, visible light and ultraviolet rays. All of these rays, or types of radiation, are part of the electromagnetic spectrum. More »

According to Pelamis Wave Power, wave energy is energy transferred from wind forces to the waves of a body of water, such as the ocean. Wave energy should not be confused with tidal energy. More »

The first quantum number, called the principal quantum number (n), refers to the size of the electron cloud and the energy of an electron. The range of the n value goes from one to the number of the shell that contains t... More »