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The Electromagnetic Spectrum

Here’s a great explanation of the Electromagnetic Spectrum from NASA.
Here’s a great explanation of the metric system from the US Metric Association.
Here’s a great visual that compares the size of the wavelengths to everyday items.

You can click on the image below to download an 8-1/2″ x 11″ JPG of the chart. Or click here for a PDF

  • For an 8-1/2″ x 11″ version without the UVIS information in the blue box, here is a JPG or a PDF


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[Here’s a Romanian translation of this web page done by an interested party.]