(Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) Could there be a new kind of light in the universe? Since the late 19th century, scientists have understood that, when heated, all materials emit light in a predictable spectrum of wavelengths. Research published today in Nature Scientific Reports presents a material that emits light when heated that appears to exceed the limits set by that natural law.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/rpi-am031920.php