Wagner, a chemistry professor at the University of Prince Edward Island, works
with fluorescent dyes to develop molecular sensors for pesticides and other
analytes. Here, he dissolved the fluorescent molecules perylene (top) and
fluorescein (bottom) in the immiscible solvents hexane and water, respectively.
Shining ultraviolet light on the solutions reveals two distinctly fluorescing
Submitted by Brian Wagner, University of Prince Edward Island
When NASA began launching Shuttle missions, it became clear that the MLP might inadvertently pose a danger to the crew or the vehicle, due to the possibility of massive acoustic shock waves bouncing off the platform and hitting the Shuttle as it lifted off. Source