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What is the name of this light

  1. Jan 24, 2013 #1
    Please look at this video..



    Exactly after 1 hour 39 minute. Look at that rod like thing, the actor breaks that rod on his knee, then shake it. then it lights..

    My question is, what is the name of that light??

    How does it work??

    Is there any chemical reaction??

    Please answer soon.....
     
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  4. Jan 24, 2013 #3
    Thanx for the help...
     
  5. Jan 29, 2013 #4

    FlexGunship

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    This was surreal.
     
  6. Jan 29, 2013 #5

    Borek

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    Not more surreal than seeing FlexGunship posting out of the blue in a random thread.
     
  7. Jan 29, 2013 #6

    Evo

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    Hey Flex!
     
  8. Jan 29, 2013 #7

    dlgoff

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    Surreal and clever.

    http://images.nationalgeographic.com/wpf/media-live/photos/000/004/cache/blue-footed-booby_473_600x450.jpg
     
  9. Jan 29, 2013 #8

    turbo

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    Got to love boobies!
     
  10. Jan 29, 2013 #9

    turbo

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    BTW, glow-sticks can come in small jewelry sized capsules, larger versions that can be worn around the neck or as pendents, etc.
     
  11. Jan 29, 2013 #10

    dlgoff

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    Glow sticks use the process of Chemiluminescence

    588px-Knicklichter.jpg

    as opposed to Radioluminescence

    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/c/c4/GTLS.JPG/640px-GTLS.JPG [Broken]

    Radium_Dial.jpg
     
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  12. Jan 31, 2013 #11

    FlexGunship

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    Hey Borek, Evo. The original discussion was so surreal that it snapped me right out of the ether and onto the forum.
     
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