Why Do Wintergreen Lifesavers Spark in the Dark?

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Wintergreen lifesavers spark in the dark because the ingredient of the oil in the candy has a component that is similar to the one in fluorescent bulbs. This component can change ultraviolet rays into blue light. Sparks come up as a result of positive and negative charges.
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It isn't only the wintergreen flavor of lifesavers that spark. Due to the wintergreen oil in the candy, the ultraviolet light is simply converted to a more visible type,. The sparking
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Wintergreen lifesavers should still spark. Triboluminescence occurs when the sugar molecules are crushed and an ultraviolet (not visible) light is emitted. This ultraviolet light
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