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If You Break a Compact Fluorescent Light Bulb
January 31, 2013 | Environmental Protection Agency

The Environmental Protection Agency has instructions on how you should clean up after breaking a compact fluorescent light bulb (CFL).


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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. Related: What are fluorescent minerals?

Fluorescent Minerals
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.

Fluorescent Fish?
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. Related: Fluorescent Minerals


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