- Published: Honesdale, Pa. : Boyds Mills Press, 2007.
- Year Published: 2007
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Description: 48 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- Lexile: 1070
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Cold light : creatures, discoveries, and inventions that glow
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Call number: Y 572.435 Si
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Introduction -- How can you be so cold?: Stone that captured the sun -- Back off, I need some air: Chicken that glowed in the dark -- What's in a name?: Inside story of fire beetles and glowing mushrooms -- They're everywhere: Shedding light on bioluminescent creatures -- Don't bother me, I'm busy: Secret lives of glowing sea creatures -- You light up my life: Those special fireflies -- Send in the clones: New frontiers in bioluminescence research -- I don't need you anymore: Jellyfish GFP and beyond -- New kids on the block: Man-made cool light -- Epilogue -- To learn more -- Glossary -- Index.
Explores the science and wonder of cold light--the chemistry of animals and things that make light but not heat--by recounting the many stories of alchemist and chemist Robert Boyle who discovered this phenomenon in the seventeenth century.
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