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Infrared: Beyond the Visible (NASA)
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"Infrared: Beyond the Visible," is a fast, fun look at electromagnetic energy for a better understanding of radiant theory. Though the following is for the study of astronomy it will be useful to all that wish to know more about  infrared light and its influence on our thermal comfort. Infrared light is part of the electromagnetic and can be seen using thermography. Thermography is a very useful way to visually understand the Mean Radiant Temperature (MRT) in a space. We suggest you watch from minute 1 through to minute 3 unless you have time to watch the whole animation. Your kids will find it useful as well.

Source Credit: NASA Educational Program, used with permission.

Learn more about radiant, light and other forms of heat transfer:
Human thermal plume
Conduction animation
Radiant animation
Convection animation
Mean radiant temperature

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Seasons Simulator (NAAP)
Blackbody Curves & UBV Filters (NAAP)
Sun's Rays Simulator (NAAP)
Blackbody Curves of Melting (NAAP)
Sun Motions Demonstrator (NAAP)
Azimuth/Altitude Demonstrator (NAAP)

Hydrogen Atom Simulator
Infrared: Beyond the Visible (NASA)


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