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Sound Vs Light! Need Help Now!

  1. Jan 22, 2005 #1
    Does sound travel towards or away from the source? Does light travel towards or away from the source?
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  3. Jan 22, 2005 #2


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    In principle,they travel away from the source (we call them Sommerfeld radiation conditions),but if waves meeet a reflective surface,they can come back to the source.If u put a mirror near an electric bolt...??? :wink:

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