sci-universe: Incandescence is the emission of light from a hot…

Posted on Monday, December 30th, 2013 at 14:30

sci-universe:

Incandescence is the emission of light from a hot body as a result of its temperature. The term derives from the Latin verb incandescere, to glow white. In this image you can see the incandescent metal embers of the spark used to light this Bunsen burner. A Bunsen burner, named after Robert Bunsen, is a common piece of laboratory equipment that produces a single open gas flame, which is used for heating, sterilization, and combustion.

Iron filings in a flame… nice

 
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