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A Burning Issue

Pete A. Ensminger

in Life Under the Sun

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088045
eISBN:
9780300133523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088045.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter focuses on the ozone layer present in the lower stratosphere and its biological significance. The ozone is created and destroyed by ultraviolet radiation from the sun. Various natural ... More


Killing Vampires Efficiently with Ultraviolet Light

Stephen R. Wilk

in Sandbows and Black Lights: Reflections on Optics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197518571
eISBN:
9780197518595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518571.003.0032
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

The modern mythology of the vampire isn’t ancient folklore but modern “fakelore” that has developed over the past two centuries. But it has grown in an organic way, not by considered construction, ... More


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