What are the longest and shortest visible electromagnetic waves that humans experience?

1 Answer
Sep 7, 2015

Answer:

The longest wavelength humans can see is Red and the shortest wavelength is Violet

Explanation:

Humans are actually considered blind, not literally but because that the visible spectrum is so small for us to see. We don't have the ability to see UV light, X - Ray, Gamma Rays, etc.

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First, see that the longer the wavelength, the less energy it has and vice-versa.

So, The longest wavelength humans can see is Red and the shortest wavelength is Violet.

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