The history of when different types of light where discovered
In 1800 William Herschel discovered infrared light. It has longer wavelengths than visible light and can be emitted through heat. The first light discoverd beyond the red spectrum.
Humans first opened their Eyes and saw the visible spectum
In 1801, Johann Ritter discoverd UV light. it was the first light discoverd beyond the violet spectrum,
In 1864 James Maxwell discovered them through equations, but in 1888 Heinrich Hertz proved they existed through a machine that made and detected microwaves.
The first radar system was made in 1935 by Sir Robert Watson-Watt. in 1939 England had a chain of radar stations along its coasts to detect enemy's.
Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen found that X-Rays passed through tissue but not bone, and is now used in the medical industry.
Heinrich Rudolf Hertz perfected the machine that detected and produced radio waves, converting them into sound through speakers.
Paul Villard, a French chemist and physicist, discovered gamma radiation in 1900, while studying radiation emitted from radium.
The first laser was built in 1960 by Theodore H. Maiman at Hughes Research Laboratories.
Cosmic rays were discovered in 1912 by Victor Hess, when he found that an electroscope discharged more rapidly as he ascended in a balloon. He later won a Nobel prize