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Re: The (long) future of paleontology

On Mon, 16 Jan 2006 14:33:27 -0700 frank bliss <frank@blissnet.com>

> I am going to start to use short wave UV light to look for the glint 
> of 
> enamel on teeth out on the outcrop at night.  I haven't tried it yet 
> but have the high intensity spot already acquired.  The apparatus is 
> a 
> very high powered spot light used in the welding industry to look 
> for 
> bad welds (with a dye).

Be sure to wear clear lens glasses that will block 100% of the short wave
UV (B and C).  Short wave UV is much more dangerous to the eyes than is
long wave UV, and with your current eye problem the last thing you need
is more eye damage.