21.5 MB (6.1 MB compressed)
3280 x 2295 pixels
27.7 x 19.6 cm ⏐ 10.9 x 7.7 in (300dpi)
TED KINSMAN / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY TED KINSMAN / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
A medical bandage is pulled apart so that the adhesive can show the property of triboluminescence. Triboluminescence is an optical phenomenon in which light is generated when asymmetrical crystalline bonds in a material are broken when that material is scratched, crushed, or rubbed.
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