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dstemp
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I was attempting to fill out the table, but I was unsure of what type of radiation would be involved with reading (x-ray, suntan, and microwave are all a little more straightforward). Would reading simply be in the "visible light" category?

Minie 1G
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Yes, I think you're right. I mean, would you want to (or could you) read under either UV or infrared light rays? They aren't even visible to the human eye.

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The visible spectrum is called as such because the only light that we can see with our eyes falls within this very narrow band of wavelengths (700nm-400nm). Any other light, such as UV and microwave and x-rays can't be seen by the human eye. So if you were reading something with your eyes that would naturally involve light only in the visible band.

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