The military has long been interested in bioluminescence. For a while the U.S. Navy was a major supporter of ocean research in bioluminescence. Did you know that the last German U-boat sunk during World War I was detected based on the bioluminescence it stimulated? A recent article in the online magazine Atlas Obscura relates that story, and discusses the history of U.S. Navy and Soviet interest in ocean bioluminescence.
- Remembering Physicist and Educator Dr. Jim Rohr
- U.S. Postal Stamps on Bioluminescent Life
- What’s In a Name? Lingulodinium polyedra, the dinoflagellate formerly known as L. polyedrum and Gonyaulax polyedra
- Recovery of Caribbean Bioluminescent Bays after Hurricane Maria
- “The Artistry of Dinoflagellate Bioluminescence”
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