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What is an electromagnetic spectrum?

The electromagnetic spectrum is a family of waves with a large number of common properties.
Can travel through a vacuum
Travel at the same speed through a vacuum i.e. the speed of light.
Are transverse waves
Transfer energy
Can be reflected ,absorbed ,transmitted ,refracted and…

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Gamma Rays > This property is used to Kill Cancer Cells. The Dangers of Gamma rays
are they cause cell damage and can cause a variety of cancers. They can cause mutations in
growing tissues, so unborn babies are especially vulnerable.


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