Re: chemistry questions

From: On-line Snack discussion (snaktalk)
Date: Wed Oct 31 2001 - 19:02:21 PST

You should be able to find the answers to your questions by doing a
little research at your local library with a little help from the
librarian if you need it. You can also research on the web. The
following sites might help:

Nina Thayer
Snacktalk Moderator

> Hello, I have a few questions for a project.
> 1.) Why does light come in different colors?
> 2.) How is light generated?
> 3.) When you look at a spectra of a cylinder of hydrogen light and see 3
> lines od different colors, why do you have that amount, and when you look at
> a helium spectra you have 6 lines?
> 4.) What does the orbital theory explain about those lines of different
> colors emmitted by the hydrogen and helium?
> Please answer these questions if you can right now. I really need
> them. I will be waiting. Or if you can just give me a site where I can find
> the answers. Try to get back at me today, please. Thank you.

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