Results for: Incandescence

What is incandescent?

Something that is incandescent emits light and/or heat. Like in "Why does the sun really shine?" (by They Might Be Giants), "the sun is a miasma of incandescent plasma..."

What is incandescence caused by?

the state of glowing while at a high temperature, caused by electrons in vibration atoms and molecules that are shaken in and out of their stable energy levels, emitting radia (MORE)

What is Incandescence?

Incandescence is the emission of visible light by a body, caused by its high temperature. (freedictionary)

What is the difference between fluorescent and incandescent?

In an incasescent light the light is emitted directly from the element. In a fluorescent light the element excites a gas which in turn excites a secondary emission surface thi (MORE)

What is one advantage that incandescent bulbs have over incandescent bulbs?

well since incandescent bulbs and incandescent bulbs are the same thing i really don't see any reason to answer that question, nor why people have already answered the questio (MORE)
In Science

What are incandescent bulbs?

An incandescent light bulb is your common household bulb. It is best identified by the presence of a filament (the thin piece of wire in the center of the glass bulb that glow (MORE)
In Science

What does 'incandescent' mean?

The basic meaning of 'incandescent' is 'glowing very brightly'. For example and incandescent light bulb is one that works by heating the tungsten filament until it is white (MORE)
In Physics

What are rules of incandescence?

the state of glowing while at a high temperature, caused by electrons in vibration atoms and molecules that are shaken in and out of their stable energy levels, emitting radia (MORE)

What is the meaning of incandescence?

the state of glowing while at a high temperature, caused by electrons in vibration atoms and molecules that are shaken in and out of their stable energy levels, emitting radia (MORE)

What is incandescence of light?

the state of glowing while at a high temperature, caused by electrons in vibration atoms and molecules that are shaken in and out of their stable energy levels, emitting radia (MORE)