Luminous may refer to:
- Luminous (EP), the sixth release from American Futurepop band Cesium 137
- Luminous (story collection), a 1998 short story collection by Greg Egan
- Luminous, LLC, a contact lens company with headquarters in Portland, Oregon
- A music album by Chris Murphy (violinist)
- A music album by Bill Nelson (musician)
- Luminous (game engine), a video game engine developed by Square Enix
- ルミナス, a music album by ClariS
- Luminous (song), 2012 single by Jedward
Other articles related to "luminous":
... A small number of objects exhibiting the characteristics of luminous red novae have been observed over the last 30 years or so ... the Andromeda Galaxy flared brightly during 1988 and may have been a luminous red nova ... The first confirmed Luminous Red Nova was the object M85 OT2006-1, in the Messier 85 galaxy ...
... Luminous is the sixth release from the American Futurepop band Cesium_137 ... Luminous was the band's first EP after a three year break ...
... (all electromagnetic radiation) of −10.9, among the most luminous stars known in the galaxy ... This makes the star nearly two million times more luminous than the sun, although less than half the estimates when the star was first discovered ... Cygnus OB2 #12 is a candidate Luminous Blue Variable star or LBV ...
... Luminous mind (also, "brightly shining mind," "brightly shining citta") (Sanskrit prakṛti-prabhāsvara-citta, Pali pabhassara citta) is a term attributed to the Buddha in the Nikayas ... The mind(Citta) is said to be "luminous" whether or not it is tainted by mental defilements ... The Theravada school identifies the "luminous mind" with the bhavanga, a concept first proposed in the Theravada Abhidhamma ...
... Luminous super soft X-ray sources have a characteristic blackbody temperature of a few tens of eV (~20-100 eV) and a bolometric luminosity of ~1038 erg/s (below ~ 3 x 1038 erg/s) ... Apparently, luminous SSSs can have equivalent blackbody temperatures as low as ~15 eV and luminosities ranging from 1036 to 1038 erg/s ... The numbers of luminous SSSs in the disks of ordinary spiral galaxies such as the MW and M31 are estimated to be on the order of 103 ...
Famous quotes containing the word luminous:
“[Montesquieu] lifted the veil from the venerable errors which enslaved opinion, and pointed the way to those luminous truths of which he had but a glimpse himself.”
—James Madison (17511836)
“A quibble is to Shakespeare what luminous vapours are to the traveller: he follows it at all adventures; it is sure to lead him out of his way and sure to engulf him in the mire.”
—Samuel Johnson (17091784)
Gabble and hiss, but heroes seek release
From dusty bondage into luminous air.”
—Edna St. Vincent Millay (18921950)