This page isn't available in your language yet, if you'd like to provide a translation please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ultraviolet (often shortened to UV) is an invisible type of light. UV waves have high energy. UV rays from the Sun are capable of damaging cells in our skin and causing sunburn.
Still curious? Learn more...
What is Space Scoop?
Discover more Astronomy
Inspiring a New Generation of Space Explorers
Space Scoop Friends