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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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 »

What is the difference between fluorescent light bulbs&regular light bulbs?

Regular light bulbs, also known as incandescent bulbs, have been used for decades in homes and other buildings. Fluorescent light bulbs use newer technology to provide the same light but use less e... Read More »

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 »