Inquiring Minds


All About Light

Light is great, light is mysterious, light is useful. After all, they say everything started with light. When any revolution has happened in the history of science, light was always there. So it deserves a little attention. You are just about to enter our series of 35 pages that describe light. Please enjoy the classical, relativistic and quantum descriptions of light.

  • Start the tour here - What is Light (Classical)
  • Speed of Light and Einstein (Relativistic)
  • Light and the Quantum World

  • last modified 1/14/2002   email Fermilab