Is solar energy the same as light energy?

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Is solar energy the same as light energy?
« on: 11/10/2010 09:30:05 »
Felicia asked the Naked Scientists:
   
Is solar energy same as light energy?

What do you think?
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Is solar energy the same as light energy?
« Reply #1 on: 12/10/2010 04:51:26 »
Not entirely. A lot of the energy radiated by the Sun is in the form of "light", i.e. it is visible to humans. But a lot of the energy is invisible to us, because its frequency is outside the visible light spectrum.
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Is solar energy the same as light energy?
« Reply #2 on: 13/10/2010 10:19:05 »
solar energy is not the same as light energy.yes i am agree with Geezer