Fun with fluorescence

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Above: Fluorescent minerals via Wikimedia Commons

If you enjoyed the astonishing fluorescent landscapes in Avatar (or plan to soon), I compiled a few lovely videos of fluorescent phenomena from right here on Earth.

V 115 fluorescence of various materials 1 - Fluoreszenz (via Netexperimente)

Bill's Fluorescent Rock and Mineral Collection (via Philovideo) - start at 5:30

Fluorescent rock display (cute off-camera kid responses) via mrluckyuncle

Filling glass lab flasks with fluorescing compounds (via ChemToddler)