Why is light sometimes described as rays and sometimes as waves?
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There are two theories of the character of light. Particle theory and wave theory.
According to particle theory light is stream of tiny little particles. The tiny particles travel along a straight line. This straight line of light is...
Textbook: Physics: Principles with Applications
Author: Douglas C. Giancoli
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