What is the speed of darkness?
The universe consists only of space, mass and energy. The word 'speed' is applicable only to mass (solid, liquid, or gas) or energy (heat, light, electromagnetic waves, etc.). Darkness is not a mass nor energy, so the word speed cannot be applied to darkness.
- Darkness is the absence of light. There is no speed of
- I guess you could say that darkness "arrives" when light
departs. So the speed that light "leaves" the observed space would
be the speed of darkness; meaning the speed of darkness would be
the speed of light, about 3.00 × 108 m/s. The same reasoning is
behind the statement "there is no 'cold,' only the absence of
- I think the contributor is asking a joke or riddle - a play on
"the speed of light."
- There is a "Speed of Darkness". It is the fifth studio album by
the Celtic Punk band Flogging Molly. It was released May 31, 2011.
- According to the Discworld series of books by Terry Pratchett, Darkness is faster than the speed of light as no matter how fast light tries to get there, darkness always got there first.
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Speed is the distance traveled by a body in certain interval of time. It is measured in units of metres per second, ms -1 . Speed can also refer to drugs of the amphetamine class.
Darkness is not an entity, so it does not travel and has no speed. In principle, a shadow or nonentity could "travel" faster than the speed of light. For example, if you pivoted a powerful laser a few degrees the point of light would travel across a screen very far away at a "speed" greater than lig…ht. Note that this is not at all faster than light motion. You could achieve a similar effect by casting shadows on things very far away. But none of this is actually a "speed." (MORE)
You see dark the same time light is gone I don't know but I think the speed of dark is as fast as the speed of light
If you are talking about the period in European history, then no, they weren't literally dark. Of course there was still night and day. The Dark Ages refers to the Early Middle Ages, the period of cultural, political, technological, and economic degradation that occurred after the fall of the Rom…an Empire. The Roman Empire and Renaissance are referred to as "light" because of the great advances in culture, economy and technology. In the Dark Ages there were no such advances, and society went into a backwards state where people had simple lives and there was no government, or a very weak one, and barbarians ruled their own territories. There was little to no commerce because trading over long distances was too dangerous. The Dark Ages ended when the High Middle Ages came. Barbarian attacks ceased, the European population grew, feudalism became popular, and trade began once again. (MORE)
noir means black or dark. mauvais means a dark or gloomy sky. obscuritÃ© means darkness.
The term, "Dark Age," refers to a period traditionally given the dates of 476 to 1000 AD. In fact, this period can be divided into shorter periods that are very different from each other. There earlier of these is a time when Germanic tribes set up kingdoms in what had been the West Roman Empire. Th…e later time began in the 8th century with the establishment of the Carolingian dynasty of Frankish kings. The earlier part of the Dark Ages was a time for which we have few records, and much of the history is in the dark, so to speak. This is the reason the time is called the Dark Age. The idea of darkness carries connotations of depression, ignorance, and even decline, and so the term Dark Age itself colors our impression of the time in a way that might not be helpful. The decline of Roman civilization may have begun in the second century, but clearly was well under way by the middle of the third. There were periods of recovery, but they were not long, and the empire never regained its earlier glory. By the time the West Roman Empire fell, in the 5th century, things in the land were very chaotic. The period of confusion may have continued for about one or two hundred years, as the Germanic tribes that took over established kingdoms, formed legal codes, and started building their economies. Nevertheless, the first schools opened by these groups appeared during the 6th century, less than a hundred years after the date usually used for the fall of the West Roman Empire. But Roman civilization also continued, even under these new governments, and even to the point that schools and other institutions continued to operate in some places. The University of Salerno, for example, originated with medical schools that moved to Salerno in the late 5th and early 6th centuries, and had been opened before the empire fell. Another example is the Roman Senate, which continued to meet until 603, five years after the oldest school in England, King's School in Canterbury, opened. By the middle of the 8th century, about half way through the time called the Dark Ages, the Franks had built a large kingdom which became the Carolingian Empire. Charlemagne, its great emperor, promoted literary arts and learning, reestablished a healthy economy based on the old Roman system of coinage, promoted the establishment of a unified dialect of Latin to be used for institutions of learning, and established libraries. This period is called the Carolingian Renaissance. After a brief decline, it was followed by the Ottonian Renaissance, on the continent, and a time of heightened culture in England of King Alfred the Great. I think the overall trend here is obvious. The so-called Dark Age, which many scholars prefer to call the Early Middle Ages, was not a period of decline and chaos at all. It was a time of recovery and growth from the decline of the old Roman Empire. That being the case, I would say the Dark Age was truly not dark. (MORE)
Darkness is also known as lightlessness... which is a lack of light... so there are far fewer photons visible. Darkness is the absence of light
The dark pigment in both eyes and skin serve the same purpose: protection from ultraviolet (UV) rays. People with dark skin usually have ancestry in tropical or subtropical latitudes, where UV rays are more intense. Having dark skin and dark eyes will allow greater protection from UV rays, reducing …the chances of conditions such as skin cancer and blindness and increasing survival rate. (MORE)
Darkness is the absence of light. If you turn out the light in your room, for example, your room will contain the same things as it did while there was light, but you simply can't see them.
Yes, they operate well in any light level.. They should in theory work better in the dark, though it might be harder to aim.
go to a tanning store and become a regular member. then we have the natural element the sun' of course with sun block lotion
Dark matter and dark energy are place names for theoretical concepts invented to explain particular observational features of the Universe. As far back as the 1930s, astronomer Fritz Zwicky noted that there was not enough visible matter in clusters of galaxies to hold them together over the time …scale of the current age of the Universe, given the speed of their motions. Since then, this concept has been formalized into an expectation that there is a great deal of "dark matter" that makes up the extra gravitational strength necessary to bind the galaxies into clusters. Measurements indicate that there is about 5 times as much dark matter as visible matter in the universe. For various theoretical reasons, dark matter cannot be ordinary matter of the type that stars and planets are made from, though we don't really know yet exactly what that might be. In particular, this rules out things like dark stars and black holes. The Large Hadron Collider is expected to provide some evidence about dark matter constituents. Dark energy is a rather more tenuous idea. In the 1990s, measurements of supernovae distances (from their brightness) vs. their redshifts indicated that the Universe is not merely expanding, but is expanding faster and faster as time goes on, rather than slowing down, as one might expect due to gravity. This means that there is some sort of influence that is pushing the galaxies outward more strongly than gravity is acting to pull them together. More refined observations indicate that gravity was winning until about 6 billion years ago, when this outward push overcame the strength of the gravitational attraction. This was labelled "dark energy" by analogy with the also unknown dark matter. There are some theoretical ideas, but no firm explanation for dark energy. It is interesting to note that one of the best candidates is Albert Einstein's original concept of a "cosmological constant" within general relativity; he invented this as a means to counteract gravity to make the Universe static (as it was thought to be at the time). That doesn't really explain what dark energy is beyond stating that it is simply a repulsive behavior of gravity at very large distances (beyond mere millions of light years!). We know that energy is equivalent to mass; it turns out that there is so much of this dark energy in the Universe that it accounts for nearly 3/4 of the total mass of the Universe. Most of the remaining 1/4 is dark matter. Only about 4% of the mass of the Universe is ordinary stars-and-planets stuff. Answer2: Dark Energy and Dark Matter effects are the result of Quaternion Energy. Energy is a Quaternion quantity consisting of scalar energy -mGM/r and a vector energy cP=cmV, W = -mGM/r + cP. Current Physics does not recognize the Quaternion nature of Energy and thus Dark Energy and Dark Matter is a mystery place names. Vector Energy cP is the origin of redshift: mv 2 /r = cDel.P mv 2 /r = cp/r cos(P)=cmv/r cos(P) v/c = cos(P) This is the origin of Redshift. Redshift indicates Continuity Condition, where the Centripetal Gravity force is balanced by the Centrifugal Momentum Force, divergence of Vector Energy cDel.P = -cp/r cos(P). If the redshift is increasing, then the Centripetal Gravity Force is INCREASING and the mass m is moving closer to the mass M, in effect collapsing to the gravitational center; Not expanding from the gravitational center. The proper analysis of redshift indicates the Universe is bounded, 0 = XW when v=c. Dark matter isalso a manifestation of cP= cmV. (MORE)
no, it is the speed of light just at a lower level of intensity. Light travels and never ends even when it hits a planet light still exist just at a lower intensity.
Dark matter is what keeps galaxies together. For example, if you pour beads (representing stars planets etc.) in a tub they spread out but if you get a fan (representing dark matter) it is possible to blow all the beads to one side dark matter is pushing certain thing together and also separating g…alaxies apart so in between galaxies there is dark matter. 80% of the universe is estimated to be dark matter. For a more detailed answer go to this site on the link below. Dark energy the big bang was an explosion of sorts and after an explosion it collapses back on it self but the universe isn't its spreading out faster than light which will eventually cause the big rip. Dark energy is pulling every thing out ward and is faster than light. However, we have no clue how big the thing dark energy is spreading us into is ... Dark matter is a different type of matter not like we have on Earth; We can prove matter is here on Earth it's called baryonic matter. Dark matter is different it does not emit or reflect electromagnetic radiation which makes it harder for astronomers to find it. Dark matter is observed by the gravitational effect that it has on radiation and the visible universe. The gravitational force it has from dark matter plays a critical role in the shape of the galaxies orbit and the because of the hot gases in the groups of galaxies. Dark matter also has an effect on visible light caused by the groups of galaxies that is more known as gravitational lensing. This unknown matter is called dark matter, because we do not know what these undiscovered matter particles are. In time we will know and discover these particles and will soon be properly understood. Dark matter and dark energy are different but do have some of the same features. Dark energy is different from dark matter because dark energy is making more room in the galaxies which is making more room; so now since there is so much more room because of the dark energy it is moving all the galaxies around us drift away from us. Astronomers thought that the rate of the universe expanding would soon be slowing to a stop; more recent measurements showed that the rate of the universe expanding is actually going at a faster rate of speed. (MORE)
In the state of Oregon, according to their DMV, you are "driving blind" if it's night and you are driving at 60 mph.
"In a dark, dark town", are words from the beginning of thechildren's book "Funnybones" by Allan Ahlberg. The book is aboutthree skeletons who want to scare someone.
No, it's in daylight most of the time. I think it varies, I have just started playing it but there is a change in time during the missions but they are (for so far as I got) before 18:00.
i don't whant to be mean but this is not a real question because dark can just go and go ect........ Dark is when you cannot see your hand in front of your face.
Drug : Speed enhances your stamina, delays physical fatigue and increases heart rate. It also intensifies your senses, you can hear, feel, smell better than before. In sports, this can be used as a performance enhancer, even though there are much better products on the market. It has a huge downs…ide, besides being illegal, it takes all of the energy you 'recieve' out of your body's natural reserves. And thus, you need time to recover. If you do not take the time to recover, your body starts decomposing its muscle tissue in order to feed itself. So in the long run, you're actually getting weaker. Your kidneys and liver also take a lot of damage from speed (ab)use. It can be found in various prescription drugs of the kind given to people with sleep disorders in order to keep them awake. (MORE)
Same as the speed of light. Darkness is only the absence of light, so when light leaves a specific "space" (at the speed of light) then the time it takes to be dark there will be equal to the time it takes the light to leave.
Half the moon is 'dark' at any one time. Every point on the moon isilluminated for roughly 50% of the time, as the first answer said.So there IS a dark side of the moon :). And it is very dark, sothat stars can be seen more clearly than anywhere on earth.
In space there is no light, except that which comes from stars, like our sun. So a more apt question might be "why do we have light?". Our sun, like other stars, is in a constant state of nuclear fusion, which creates immense amounts of energy. Light is how we percieve part of this energy. The… earth is orbiting the sun, and as it does so, it spins. This spin is what causes the phenomenom of 'day' and 'night'. As the earth spins, one part is facing the sun (daytime) while the other faces away (night time), into the blackness of space--remember, there is no light except from the sun and stars. (MORE)
"Dark" in the phrase "dark matter" comes from the fact that it interacts with ordinary matter only very weakly (at most) except through the gravitational force (and, for certain possible types of "dark matter" since we're not really sure what it is exactly, through the weak force, but that's strictl…y limited in range). Since it does not interact through the electromagnetic force, and photons (light) are the gauge particles for the electromagnetic force, "dark matter" seems like a pretty reasonable name. Don't confuse "dark" with "black": in order to be black, something has to absorb photons. Dark matter neither absorbs nor emits photons. This also means you can't feel it, since the apparent solidity of matter is also a function of the electromagnetic force. It is literally invisible and intangible. (MORE)
When scientists refer to the speed of light, they're talking about the photons which make up light. Darkness is the absence of light; hence, there are no photons. There is nothing to measure. The speed of darkness is undefined as there is no quanta making up darkness. Put simply: There is no speed… of darkness! (MORE)
No, darkness does not have physical properties as it isn't anything at all. Darkness is defined as the absence of light, it is just what happens when light is not present.
accually i have used both of them. speed demons is definently better. if ur heavy get a lighter one if your skinny get a heavier one. if u want u can get magnizium trucks to go on it. they r nice. :D
The meaning of darkness evolves as the story progresses in Joseph Conrad's novella, Heart of Darkness. At first the audience is led to believe that darkness refers to the absence of what makes Western culture 'civilized'; technology, communication, relationships, etc. In this way, the meaning is a… physical reference. As Marlow travels further and further in to the Congo, he gets deeper into the heart of darkness. As Marlow journey continues, he is exposed to the immoral methods of the Company in their quest for power and profit. Thus, another meaning of darkness is revealed. The true nature of humanity is revealed when the constraints of civilization are removed, as allowed in the isolated Congo. (MORE)
The true darkness in this novella is the way the "pilgrims" and Beligians treat the natives. Kurtz is upfront about his "methods" in gaining ivory (he gets it from the natives by force). It is a quest to the heart of darkness, beginning at the outer station, to the central station, and finally ends …at the inner station where it is most evident of the darkness. There are native's heads as fence posts around the station. Answer I disagree with the evaluation above. I think it goes further than the treatment of the natives, although the inhumanity of the truculent Europeans is part of it. Conrad's main criticism in the novella is of imperialism â the greed and corruption that flows so naturally from a conquest of money (ivory) and subjugation of natives is the true darkness within the men. Kurtz is an extreme example of the effects of imperialism: he declared himself "god" over the natives and sacrificed them ruthlessly to maintain his power. But even though Kurtz oppresses the natives by virtue of his height and pallor, the readers see him emaciated and broken, only a shadow of what people described as a genius, artist, and musician. This is the true ability of imperialism to warp and mutilate men and is the "darkness" that Conrad describes. (MORE)
the darkness is too dark when you are no longer able to find precious belongings and all feels dreary, and to the point of no return. the darkness permeates with the sadness that feel hopeless. this darkness is definitely too dark. beings of light are increasingly difficult to locate as we sink and …swell into this dark abysses. (MORE)
In A Voice in the Dark by W H Davies 'For who ever saw Pity make the same speed as Fear' what do you mean by this statement?
It means th at the poet is asking thereaders that a person who feels pity will run awaywith fear or a person who has seen a ghost wil run away wiilfear.....
Well the dark is 'dark' because no light is let in. Places like an enclosed area with walls and ceilings also no lights are dark. It is dark because no light can get through the enclosure you are in.
I love this question. Einstien has a great quote on the answer. There is no such thing as dark or cold or even dumb. dark is the absence of light. cold is the absence of heat and being dumb is the absence of intelligence. there is no speed of dark, but you could probably get away with saying its the… same speed as light as dark follows light. Even the best of us can be wrong. Einstein was a man way before his time back then. But if we fully examine this question and the answers given earlier we can clearly see that we need to elaborate more on this question. " There is no such thing as dark or cold or even dumb. " I beg to differ, The Absence of; simply means you are taking away or have less of. So we can mathematically see that you are moving in the negative direction towards the 0. When light is completely voided we call this point Darkness. Darkness is unlimited or infinite. Light is limited. " there is no speed of dark, " This is Mathematically true. Darkness is everywhere Omnipotent. Light appears where there is a source to illuminate it. Since darkness is everywhere it does not need to move. Therefore we can summarize that darkness speed is 0. For a better understanding of this concept Zero please read; Zero by Charles Seife "dark follows light." Darkness neither follows light nor leads it. Light's potential is due to the presents of darkness. When light has exhausted its potential darkness remains. Darkness is everywhere, light is not. Conclusion: Darkness concept is liken to the number Zero . All things relating to this number would come under the power of Darkness. When calculating light you must stand at one point and wait for it to reach you. Therefore, light has a origin. I would also like to add that light can be capture or held. Allowing us to measure and work with it. Where as darkness can not. It can only be accepted as we see it. Since we are illuminating creatures depending on light to reach our full potential. We tend to see light as more powerful then darkness and villainized it. Darkness just as light can be beneficial to our everyday needs. With all this said the speed of Darkness would be 0. Note: The symbol for darkness is a circle with a line drawn down the middle. (MORE)
Dark does not exist, it is only the absence of light. Darkness is not an entity, so it does not travel and has no speed. In principle, a shadow or nonentity could "travel" faster than the speed of light. For example, if you pivoted a powerful laser a few degrees the point of light would travel acros…s a screen very far away at a "speed" greater than light. Note that this is not at all faster than light motion. You could achieve a similar effect by casting shadows on things very far away. But none of this is actually a "speed." (MORE)
Dark energy is the term used to describe the hypothetical type of energy rationalized to account for the inflationary expansion of the universe. Similar to the Einstien's cosmological constant, which Einstein invented to account for the discrepancies of a static universe, the is no direct empirical… evidence of its physical nature or form. According to the Planck mission team, and based on the standard model of cosmology, the total massâenergy of the universe contains 4.9% ordinary matter, 26.8% dark matter and 68.3% dark energy. . Although the existence of dark matter is generally accepted by the mainstream scientific community, there is no generally agreed direct detection of it. Two proposed forms for dark energy are Einstein's cosmological constant, a constant energy density filling space homogeneously, and scalar fields such as quintessence or moduli, dynamic quantities whose energy density can vary in time and space. Due to a lack of empirical evidence, there are no theoretical conjectures for the formation of dark energy as part of the Big Bang event. . Dark matter is the term used to describe the hypothetical type of non-baryonic matter rationalized to account for discrepancies between the mass of large astronomical objects, determined from their gravitational effects, and the mass calculated from the "luminous matter" that they contain: i.e. stars, gas and dust. Since there are no empirical evidence to support dark matter, by process of elimination, based in part on the calculations consistent with general relativity, dark matter is estimated to constitute 84.5% of the total matter in the universe. . Although the existence of dark matter is generally accepted by the mainstream scientific community, there is no generally agreed direct detection of it. Other theories including MOND and TeVeS, are some alternative theories of gravity proposed to try to explain the anomalies for which dark matter is intended to account. Due to a lack of empirical evidence, there are no theoretical conjectures for the formation of dark matter as part of the Big Bang event. . Other Opinion: From an alternate perspective, dark energy is thought to be the original medium of a pre-Big Bang universe. Consequently the Big Bang creation event, via an unfolding of its condition from singularity, introduce the intrusion of our existence: a reality of positive density matter within a traditional fourth dimensional SpaceTime continuum. Considering a pre-Big Bang universe as zero density matter, the intrusion of positive density matter simultaneously provided for introduction of negative density matter (or dark matter). The resulting effect of bringing the universe back into the more ordered condition consistent with its pre-Big Bang persistence is the expanding of the positive density matter within our fourth dimensional universe. . Other Comment: Dark energy is the force that expands the universe. Dark matter is the force that keeps everything from crashing into one an other. Dark matter is what keeps galaxies together for example if you pour beads (representing stars planets etc) in a tub they spread out but if you get a fan (representing dark matter) it is possible to blow all the beads to one side dark matter is pushing certain thing together and also separating galaxies apart so in between galaxies there is dark matter. 80% of the universe is estimated to be dark matter. for a more detailed answer go to this site on the link below. Dark energy the big bang was an explosion of sorts and after an explosion it collapses back on it self but the universe isn't its spreading out faster than light which will eventually cause the big rip dark energy is pulling every thing out ward and is faster than light however we have no clue how big the thing dark energy is spreading us into is ... (MORE)
First of all, the conditions you suppose in the question aren'tpossible. You do not go faster than the speed of light. But to answer the question, I would remind you that one of the mostimpoortant foundations of the Theory of Relativity is that no matter how anobserver is moving, and no matter wher…e the light is coming from, every observermeasure the same speed of light. So no matter how you were moving, light from theusual sources would pass by you at the speed of light. (That's the speed youwould measure as the light sailed past you.) (MORE)
What is the speed of Darkness If darkness is the absence of light then you think that light is the absence of darkness.?
No, light is not the absence of darkness. Darkness is nothing, light is something.\n No, light is not the absence of darkness. Darkness is nothing, light is something.\n No, light is not the absence of darkness. Darkness is nothing, light is something.\n No, light is not the absence of darkness. …Darkness is nothing, light is something.\n (MORE)
If a black hole can suck-up and draw in light then the speed of darkness must be faster then the speed of light?
Not quite. Remember that darkness is simply the absence of light. If you flipped a lightswitch in a closed room the light turns off, and it goes dark. The reason that is is because the lack of a light source. Some animals can take that lack of a lightsource and see using infrared visuals. They DONT …emit a red light so darkness is still set there, but they can see through the darkness. The reason this is, because darkness is just a state of no light. We see things because light reflects off of them. The reason blackholes suck light is because they are so powerful light cant escape. which means light cant emit. Darkness has no speed esentally that is what I am getting at. (MORE)
add as many speed gens as possible and then add promerium on to your speed gens , which will mean your speed increases by 30 %
Is the speedometer on a 2007 Yamaha Virago 250 suppose to have a light so you can see your speed in the dark?
I think the stock bikes doesn't come with a light on speedometer. Mine doesn't have any. Wish it had one though.
Darkness is only the absence of light. The 'speed of darkness', or the speed at which darkness 'propagates' (even though only the absence of photons is propagating) is therefor equal to the speed of light.
Dark matter cannot be seen directly detected; i.e. it neither emits nor absorbs light or other electromagnetic radiation at any significant level. Instead, its existence and properties are inferred from its gravitational effects on visible matter, radiation, and the large-scale structure of the univ…erse. (MORE)
That doesn't seem likely, given that nothing has been found so far to be faster than the speed of light, and there are certain theoretical reasons to believe that it is not possible. On the other hand, not much is known about dark matter, but it is likely that much of it is slow, i.e., not even near… the speed of light. (MORE)
Dark is defined as the absence of light. Therefore, it moves just as quickly as light, away from the light. The speed of light IS variable, it is NOT a constant.
Dark Energy is a strong repelling force that drives all matter not held strong enough gravitationally to each other apart. Dark Matter is a form of matter that only interacts with other matter gravitationally, and hence is invisible and undetectable other than its force to keep galaxies together.
The Dark Ages were the Early Middle Ages, traditionally from 476 to 1000 or 1066. They are a time from which few writings survive, so they are assumed to be a time during which most people were illiterate, an assumption that is reinforced in some of the few records we have. They are called the Dark …Ages because there is less known about them than the times before and after. (MORE)
I origanally wanted the speed of dark How can there be movement through nothing in space does not something always replace something else?
the closest answer to my own question is that we base everything around us on physical substances, light, dark, it has to have medium to have sense to us. what if bacteria and viruses are whats controlling all? think how they have been around the longest and like other well established species, (suc…h as bees) all work together. what if we are actually bacteria or viruses to massively large non visible (because of relativity) organisms, who move to slow for us to notice? And, that everything known to us are perhaps but mere particles in a bucket these organisms are stirring. what is significant is that they haven't finished stirring and fed there pets yet. :) we are so small, light speed is only relative to us. (MORE)
How do you get your shutter speed to slow down because when I do that the aperture won't work and it makes a dark picture and it won't let me go past a certain shutter speed limit on Nikon 42X P510?
When using a Nikon 42x P510 camera it is very easy to slow down the shutter speed. On the side of the camera there is a dial that you can access to slow or speed up the shutter speed.
Basically "speed" tells you how fast something moves. It is defined as a distance divided by a time (more precisely, in the case of variable speed, the derivative of distance with respect to time).
Could dark matter be causing the cosmic speed limit (the speed of light) as light gets slowed down when passing through dark matter?
That's completely unrelated. Light usually slows down when passing through ANY matter. It does not react with dark matter (which is what makes the "dark matter" invisible in the first place), except through the gravitational interaction. The "cosmic speed limit" is a limit on how fast ANYTHING can t…ravel (matter, energy, or information); it is just conventional to call it the "speed of light". This speed limit is for a vacuum - the assumption is NO normal matter, and NO dark matter; the presence of any matter may slow light down slightly. (MORE)
The middle ages are also referred to as the dark ages because ofthe large amount of knowledge and skills lost following thefall of the Roman Empire. It was dark in terms of societalillumination, not in terms of light illumination.