Tag Archives: bioluminescence

Let it glow, let it glow, let it glow

The New Year’s Eve fireworks may be behind us but, believe it or not, fabulous fireworks displays play out in dark ocean waters around the world every day. According to NOAA Senior Scientist and Deep Sea Researcher Dr. Edie Widder, more »

Posted in Seattle Aquarium | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Luminescence in the animal kingdom

What’s luminescence? You can probably guess that it has something to do with light. The dictionary defines it as “the creation of light by processes that don’t involve heat.” And you may already know that some creatures are bioluminescent (which more »

Posted in Marine Animals, Seattle Aquarium | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment