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Difference Fluorescence and Phosphorescence
- Fluorescence is light energy produced by a process where high-energy radiation (such as ultraviolet or X-ray) is absorbed by electrons surrounding an atom and is re-emitted as light energy.
What is Fluorescence?
- Phosphoresence is light energy produced by a particular type of chemical reaction where the excess chemical energy of the reactants is given off as light energy. acc to wikipedia
( 20000 Leagues under the Sea - Jules Verne - Chapter Teacher Resources for Homeschooling )
Quote Jules Verne
" For some time prior to the opening of our story ships at sea had been met by an enourmous object, a long thing shaped like a spindle and infinitely larger and more rapid in its movement than a whale. At times it was phosphorescent. .. "