NIGHTSEA Fluorescence Blog

Sodalite Fluorescence – a Viral Sensation

10
Oct
2018

What is making a seemingly innocuous rock glow fiercely yellow? The answer is fluorescence. Specifically – the rock in question is composed of a mineral called “Sodalite”, which is a fluorescent mineral. Read on to find out more!

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Fluorescence Image Takes 1st Place National Geographic 2017 Nature Photographer of the Year in Underwater Category

04
Jan
2018

Congratulations to Jim Obester for his 1st place victory in National Geographic’s “Nature Photographer of the Year Contest” with his striking image of a tube-dwelling anemone (Cerianthus sp.).

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Entomology – ESA Conference 2017, Denver

18
Dec
2017

NIGHTSEA exhibited at the 2017 Entomology Society of America conference in Denver.

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Investigating Mysterious Fluorescence

16
Oct
2017

What do you do when you find mysterious fluorescent spots on a towel in a hotel bathroom? First you photograph it. Then you get curious and try to find out where it is coming from. Read about our investigation of fluorescence and the laundry.

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The Story Behind the NIGHTSEA Stereo Microscope Fluorescence Adapter

18
Aug
2017

Did you ever wonder how a new piece of equipment comes into existence? The Model SFA arose from a solution to our own marine biology research challenge.

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Custom Fluorescence Filter Holder for an Underwater Vehicle

23
Jun
2017

Custom excitation filter holders for an underwater vehicle.

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New Product Options for the SFA

18
May
2017

New product options to further enhance the capabilities of the NIGHTSEA Model SFA Stereo Microscope Fluorescence Adapter.

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New Article – ‘Glow-in-the-dark’ vs. ‘Fluorescent’

10
Feb
2017

Popular articles often call things ‘glow in the dark’ that really aren’t. They are actually fluorescent, and that is a wonderful thing. Read this to understand the difference.

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Contribute a blog post, get a hat!

06
Oct
2016

Contribute an interesting fluorescence story and receive a NIGHTSEA cap!

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Insect Fluorescence in the Wild

03
Oct
2016

A fun evening jaunt to search for fluorescing insects in Ocala National Forest, Florida.

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