Images of the spectacular bioluminescence phenomenon at River Derwent, Tasmania, by photographer Jo Malcomson – Blackpaw.
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Three species of deep-water sharks were collected from the Chatham Rise, off New Zealand, and for the first time scientists documented their luminescence, also called cold light.
Scientists discovered that ultra-black fish skin absorbs more than 99.5% of light, in a new extremely efficient way.
China’s amazing ‘blue tears’ plankton blooms are spreading, but it can be toxic.
A camera which sees the way sharks do, has reveled that bioluminescence may help sea-dwelling creatures see in darker water depths.
An exceptional panoramic skyscape filled with stars, clusters, and nebulae along the southern Milky Way including the Large and Small Magellanic clouds. Credit Yuri Beletsky
Photographer Yuri Beletsky captured an exceptionally intense, glorious Milky Way with reddish airglow flooded this Chilean winter night skyscape, just after sunset on September 1. Image
More than four-fifths of Earth’s organisms known to make light live in the ocean. Their glowing existence has perks and pitfalls. Photo by David Liittschwager/National Geographic
The projection mapping “bioluminescent forest” is made by artists Friedrich van Schoor and Tarek Mawad. They spent six weeks in the forest fascinated by the phenomenon “bioluminescence.”