How do light bulbs work atoms?

Answer The light bulb is one of history's greatest inventions. Light bulbs work through the manipulation of atoms. This process gives light bulbs the ability to produce light, heat and other forms of radi... Read More »

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How do Plant light bulbs work?

Plant fluoresecent type lamps The fluorescent type of light bulbs (correctly called lamps) have a phosphor that besides emitting visible light (400 to 750 nm) also emits some UV enengy in the UV-A ... Read More »

Do other bulbs work the same as an incandescent light bulb?

The incandescent light bulb, which until recent years was the most commonly used light bulb in homes, is only one of several kinds of bulbs. Each of the different types of bulbs works on slightly d... Read More »

What are the disadvantages of compact fluorescent light bulbs over incandescent light bulbs?

Perhaps the greatest disadvantage is the issue of disposing of the fluorescent bulbs after they burn out. The fluorescent bulbs contain a small amount of mercury vapor so dumping them in a landfill... Read More »

Fluorescent Light Bulbs Compared to Incandescent Light Bulbs?

The feud between incandescent and fluorescent light actually started at their inception--around the same time that Thomas Edison started his company, General Electric. Nikola Tesla (a former employ... Read More »