ultraviolet


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Synonyms for ultraviolet

having or employing wavelengths shorter than light but longer than X-rays

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Additional evidence, including footprints, fingerprints, and trace metal fragments missed during the initial search, was revealed in the ultraviolet scan.
Each one percent of the ozone layer depleted produces a two percent increase in ultraviolet radiation getting through from the sun.
Ultraviolet B radiation produces vitamin D in human skin.
While the report noted that ultraviolet radiation does have such beneficial effects as producing vitamin D, dangers from sun over-exposure are much greater.
For older students, learn more about ultraviolet light and ozone depletion at www.epa.gov/ozone/resource/public.html
The NIST/DARPA Reflectometry Facility at NIST's Synchrotron Ultraviolet Radiation Facility (SURF) was established in anticipation of these needs.
At first, the ultraviolet rays would be blocked by the dust cloud, which sets the stage for a greater disaster later on.
Iping says that the companion's ultraviolet spectrum resembles that of a Wolf-Rayet star--the searing core of a super-massive star that has blown off most of its outer envelope in powerful winds.
After injecting flies with a dose of the caged ATE the researchers shined millisecond pulses of ultraviolet light on the insects.
Only a smattering of the ultraviolet photons emitted by astronomical objects can get through Earth's atmosphere.
Hubble took ultraviolet pictures of Saturn's auroras while Cassini recorded radio emissions from the same regions of the planet.
NIST researchers have uncovered a potentially serious optical problem affecting designs for future generations of semiconductor manufacturing equipment using deep ultraviolet light.
But the images that Schiminovich was viewing had been taken by a recently launched observatory that examines the universe at ultraviolet (UV) wavelengths invisible to human eyes, to Palomar, and to other visible-light telescope.