Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
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Chapter 27 - Early Quantum Theory and Models of the Atom - Questions: 2

Answer

Everyday objects emit radiation near the infrared region, which cannot be seen by our eyes.

Work Step by Step

See Figure 27-4. Everyday objects have a temperature such that the peak of their emitted radiation is in the infrared region. With the naked eye, we can see only a small part of what they emit.
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