Glowing Water: The Beauty of Bioluminescence

One of the phenomena I would love to see before I die is blue glowing water. Far from being magic, this is simply the wonder of bioluminescence: “the production and emission of light by a living organism“.

And while the following flickr pics and screenshots from Youtube videos can’t live up to the real thing, it does give an inkling of the beauty of glowing, blue water. I can’t wait to witness it IRL. This video explains bioluminescence. Or, if you’re more into TED talks, take this one.

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Source: Catalano82, CC BY 2.0
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Source: dcis_steve, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
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Source: Kris Williams, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
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