1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Medium Independence!

  1. Dec 12, 2009 #1
    Why electromagnatic waves do not require any medium for their propagation while other waves always require meduim for their propagation...?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 12, 2009 #2

    mathman

    User Avatar
    Science Advisor

    Electromagnetic waves are photons. There are no analogs for water or sound waves,
     
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook