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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Edith Widder: The weird, wonderful world of bioluminescence

Sent to us by Tom Sergott, this is a link to a lecture from TED from 2011. Thank you, Tom

Edith Widder: The weird, wonderful world of bioluminescence | Video on TED.com



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In the deep, dark ocean, many sea creatures make their own light for hunting, mating and self-defense. Bioluminescence expert Edith Widder was one of the first to film this glimmering world. At TED2011, she brings some of her glowing friends onstage, and shows more astonishing footage of glowing undersea life.

About Edith Widder

Edith Widder combines her expertise in research and technological innovation with a commitment to stopping and reversing the degradation of our marine environment. Full bio and more links


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