What Are 10 Examples of Things That Are Not Matter?

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Question: What Are 10 Examples of Things That Are Not Matter?

Everything that has mass and takes up space is matter, yet some things do not consist of matter. Here is a list of 10 examples of non-matter. Basically, any type of energy or any abstract concept is an example of something that does not matter.

Answer:

  1. time
  2. sound
  3. sunlight
  4. rainbow
  5. love
  6. thoughts
  7. gravity
  8. microwaves
  9. heat
  10. memories
  11. information
  12. reflections
  1. energy

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "What Are 10 Examples of Things That Are Not Matter?" ThoughtCo, Apr. 5, 2017, thoughtco.com/examples-of-things-not-matter-608349. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2017, April 5). What Are 10 Examples of Things That Are Not Matter? Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/examples-of-things-not-matter-608349 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "What Are 10 Examples of Things That Are Not Matter?" ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/examples-of-things-not-matter-608349 (accessed November 18, 2017).