Glow-in-the-Dark Science: Phosphorescent stars help students understand the wave-particle nature of light

by: Scott P. Sibley and Christine McGuiness

In this activity students are able to explore the particle nature of light and calculate the energy of light. Students can see the star "glow" because the emssion of the star persists for several seconds (or even minutes) after the light source has been removed.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 4/1/2002Stock # tst02_069_04_24Volume 069Issue 04

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