Statistics for The Electromagnetic Spectrum

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HintsRadiation type% Correct
Emitted by radioactive decay by nuclei (used in PET scans)Gamma-ray
98%
Able to pass through many materials light can't (not bones)X-ray
98%
Emitted by the Sun (causes sun burns and tanning)Ultraviolet
98%
Light that's detectable by human eyes (what you're looking at)Visible
96%
Most often used for heating things (subset of the type below)Microwave
96%
Used in longdistance sonic communication (emitted from towers)Radio
96%
Emitted by heated objects (seen with night vision goggles)Infrared
94%

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