How Can An Object Be Radiant?

Almost anything that is heat is radiant.

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Examples of radiant energy include:

  • The heat of a campfire
  • Emission of heat from a hot sidewalk
  • X-Rays give off radiant energy
  • Microwaves utilize radiant energy
  • Space Heaters that produce radiant energy
  • Heat caused by the body
  • Lighting fixtures
  • Home heating units
  • Fixtures that convert solar energy to heat
  • Visible light
  • Gamma rays
  • Radio waves