What does kirlian photography mean?

Definitions for kirlian photographyˈkɪər li ən

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  1. Kirlian photography

    Kirlian photography is a collection of photographic techniques used to capture the phenomenon of electrical coronal discharges. It is named after Semyon Kirlian, who, in 1939 accidentally discovered that if an object on a photographic plate is connected to a high-voltage source, an image is produced on the photographic plate. The technique has been variously known as "electrography", "electrophotography", "corona discharge photography", "bioelectrography", "gas discharge visualization", "eletrophotonic imaging", and, in Russian literature, "Kirlianography". Kirlian photography has been the subject of mainstream scientific research, parapsychology research and art. To a large extent, It has been co-opted by promoters of fringe science and paranormal health claims in books, magazines, workshops, and web sites.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kirlian photography in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kirlian photography in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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