Glow in the Dark



The incandescent light bulb glows when current passes through the filament and heats it enough to release light. (photo credit kessLflickrZ)
Here’s a handy list of things that glow in the dark. I’m talking about objects and substances that truly emit light and glow on their own. This is different from a list of things that glow under black light, which are fluorescent and phosphorescent, not truly luminescent. Really glowing includes […]

Things That Glow in the Dark




The glow treatment on this quartz crystal is invisible under normal light.
You can make any clear or translucent crystal glow in the dark! Here’s how I made a genuine quartz crystal glow. You can apply this method to make other natural gemstones, glass, or plastic items glow. If you’d rather grow crystals that glow in the dark, try my glowing alum […]

How to Make Glow in the Dark Crystals


Modern glowing pigments glow brightly enough to cast a shadow.
Did you have glow in the dark stars on your ceiling as a kid? The old stars would glow green (sometimes orange or yellow) and faded fairly quickly. If you were to get glowing stars to put on your ceiling today, chances are they would glow much more brightly, last […]

How Glow in the Dark Stars Work


Soft Contact Lens (Nieuw)
Have you ever wondered whether contact lenses glow or fluoresce under a black light? Here’s an interesting question from a reader: I have a friend who constantly loses a contact lens. I was wondering if I bought him a black light flashlight, if the light would help him find a […]

Do Contact Lenses Glow Under Black Light?



The striped bark scorpion glows under black light. (Ralph Arvesen) 5
Have you ever noticed a lot of common stuff glows under┬áblack light or ultraviolet light. What things have you seen glow in the dark? Offer your idea or read about glowing materials observed by other readers. Ground up Vitamin B Tablets Glow Under Black Light When one ground up pill […]

Stuff That Glows Under Black Light


Things that glow under black light
A black light is a type of light bulb that emits mostly ultraviolet radiation. Although most bulbs also give off a faint violet glow, the majority of the light is outside the visible range. This energetic radiation excites molecules, often producing fluorescence or phosphorescence. A visible photon is released when […]

List of Things That Glow Under Black Light


Glow in the Dark Periodic Table
This periodic table wallpaper has that cool “glow in the dark” green color. Each cell of the table contains the element’s atomic number, symbol, name, atomic mass and electron configuration. This glow in the dark periodic table wallpaper is 1920×1080 pixels in dimensions making it suitable for any widescreen HD […]

Glow In The Dark Periodic Table Wallpaper