The Electromagnetic Spectrum

In some previous posts I have touched upon the concept of electromagnetic radiation but not yet fully explained what they are. Today I hope to shed some light (pardon the pun) on why they play an important role in daily life.

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Let There Be Fluorescent Light…

The humble fluorescent light truly is a thing of wonder. As you awaken it from its heavy slumber it blushes with a flicker and a spark, accompanied by the soothing sound of someone twanging a thin piece of metal repeatedly.

You may have often wondered, as indeed I have, how a fluorescent light actually functions. I am sure that this is amongst the greatest problems to ever burden mankind. Well, my friends, fret no further, for today I will be revealing the ancient secrets behind the fluorescent lamp. Go get yourself a glass of milk or something, because you’re in for a hell of an intellectual ride.

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