Tag: coral

Deep Water Coral Fluorescence

Deep Water Coral Fluorescence

It’s been discovered that deep water coral, who live well beyond the reach of the full light spectrum experienced by shallow water coral, also fluoresce Get the Glow: The Secret to Deep-Water Corals’ Radiance, a recent Scientific American article, describes research about the hows and […]

Creatures of Light

Creatures of Light

Luminescence has gone from magical to fantastical as if forms the basis for research tools of the future. Maybe using an intense blue light, or a laser, combined with a yellow filter is a neat way to check minerals for fluorescence. -rf

More Coral Glowing

More Coral Glowing

Fluorescent coral, it’s surprising! Look at this macro photography from the Coral Guardian! -rf

Glowing Sea Life

Glowing Sea Life

There’s lots more than coral that glows in the ocean. Fluo Diving is an adventure sport for diving enthusiasts interested in glow in the dark stuff. Diving at night is a challenge by itself. Doing it with almost no visible light is completely alien. For […]

Fluorescent Coral

Fluorescent Coral

As a young child, I was fascinated with light and stuff that glowed. That led to fluorescence. And in Wyoming that meant collecting fluorescent rocks. Since then, I’ve collected a bunch of them. But things have changed. I’m no longer in Wyoming. I’m in south […]