What makes glow in the dark things glow?

Answer Three main ways. Radioactive, light absorbing material and chemical reaction.Radioactive: In the good old days say before the 80's or 70's they used Radium. They painted watch & clock dials and ins... Read More »

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What makes glow-in-the-dark stars glow?

Glow-in-the-dark stars are a fun toy for children because they remain glowing in a seemingly magical fashion. The technology behind glow-in-the-dark toys extends to many other day-to-day items.Glow... Read More »

Do you like things that glow in the dark?

Yep! In my cousins house (she's married) , they bought those little glow in the dark stars that stick to the wall and stuff. Anyways, in their room, they put those on the ceiling, and made little s... Read More »

What makes toys glow in the dark?

Frisbees, stickers, action figures, and most other glow-in-the-dark toys need to be exposed to light in order to glow. These products are able to glow thanks to chemicals called phosphors.Identific... Read More »

What makes Christmas ornaments glow in the dark?

Glow-in-the-dark Christmas ornaments do so because of the coatings used on their exterior. Typically, manufacturers apply coatings such as paint, powder mixed with clear liquid, or resin, each of w... Read More »