Fluorescent Cobra

Fluorescent  Cobra

Fluorescent Cobra

Grains of Rhodamine 6B, leaving trails of fluorescent emission while sinking to the bottom of the glass vial filled with pure ethanol and going into a solution during that process. The shape assumed by the fluorescent dye's trails is rereminiscent of a cobra with its split tongue out, ready to strike.

—Frederik N. Hasselmann, WWU Munster and Mathias Hünecke

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