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Former good article nominee Light was a good articles nominee, but did not meet the good article criteria at the time. There are suggestions below for improving the article. Once these issues have been addressed, the article can be renominated. Editors may also seek a reassessment of the decision if they believe there was a mistake.
April 8, 2006 Good article nominee Not listed
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Restructure according to the guidelines proposed in Wikipedia:WikiProject Science, ie. with the following main sections:

  • Introduction : importance of light for life and humans; brief history of the understanding of light; sources of light (man-made or natural)
  • Light in practice: (avoid theory here)
    • Types of light: normal(incandscent, fluorescent) HID (football stadium lights) New eco-watt fluorescent lights and how they change they way colors look., laser; visible vs infrared
    • Properties of light: Spectral characteristics, brightness, color, frequency, coherence, modulation, speed of light
    • Light in the Universe: appearance of light after big bang, sources of light, ...
    • Light in everyday life: How different light effect humans (depression), everyday sources, human eye
    • Light in industry: sources, conversion from/to electricity; some applications of light (laser, ...); application of optics
    • Light in science: spectroscopy, astronomy, interferometry (If tht were important, than it should be in those sections)
  • Light in theory: introduce quantum electrodynamics, explain how the current theory explains light and its applications
  • History
    • Older theories of light
    • History of measurement of the speed of light
Priority 1 (top)

Semi-protected edit request on 25 August 2017[edit]


Iammrsaurabhverma (talk) 13:09, 25 August 2017 (UTC)
Not done: it's not clear what changes you want to be made. Please mention the specific changes in a "change X to Y" format. — IVORK Discuss 13:57, 25 August 2017 (UTC)