Fluorescent Minerals on Mars
January 30, 2013 | NASA
The Mars Curiosity Rover has been out in the Martian night taking photographs illuminated by ultraviolet LEDs. NASA is looking for fluorescent minerals.
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February 4, 2014 | Geology.com
A few minerals have an interesting physical property known as "fluorescence". These minerals have the ability to temporarily absorb a small amount of light and an instant later release a small amount of light of a different wavelength.
January 12, 2014 | PLOS ONE
"Fish biofluorescence is especially common and morphologically variable in cryptically patterned coral-reef lineages. We identified 16 orders, 50 families, 105 genera, and more than 180 species of biofluorescent fishes." Quoted from the PLOS ONE abstract.
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