Tag Archives: ultraviolet light

Some Fun With UV

There’s a vintage Ingersoll alarm clock on a shelf in the bedroom that is so old the luminescent dial markings do not glow more than a couple of minutes after being charged up with a flashlight. I like the style … Continue reading

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I came across my old portable black light in a desk drawer this week. I cleaned the corroded battery contacts then put in some fresh AA batteries. The gadget worked like new. It emitted the desired level of ultraviolet light. … Continue reading

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We fair-haired or fair-skinned folks have learned to be cautious in our dealings with outdoor activities.  The Sun is both our friend and our foe.  We learned, sometimes the physically painful way, to protect ourselves from solar radiation. Exercising caution … Continue reading

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