Light: Waves or Particles? We all know that light has wave properties and particle properties, so we don't give light a specific category. If you had to pick, what would you pick and why? I know this controversial but the whole point of this discussion is to see how many waves one property leads over the other and vice versa.

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I have always heard light defined as electromagnetic waves.  That is what we teach at the middle school curriculum level.  But I also understand light has been defined by a particle theory as well.  I think it may very well be one of those nebulous areas where it will be...

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I have always heard light defined as electromagnetic waves.  That is what we teach at the middle school curriculum level.  But I also understand light has been defined by a particle theory as well.  I think it may very well be one of those nebulous areas where it will be subject to change as the debate wears on and evidence is provided to substantiate.

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