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The Sea of Stars: What Causes This Insanely Beautiful, Natural Phenomena?


Vaadhoo Island, Maldives, shines on this night with one of the most beautiful natural phenomenas you will ever lay eyes on.

No, you aren't viewing pictures and watching a short clip from the newest Avatar movie. This is real life. The eye-popping and mesmerizing blue color tones coming from this water look like a fabricated picture from a movie.

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So what causes this insanely beautiful, natural phenomena? Bioluminescent phytoplankton is the secret behind the mystery glow and it's astonishing.

Posted by Bucket List on Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Rather than try to confuse you too much on the science behind what's happening, if you're interested, you can click here to get a better in-depth analysis.

Interestingly enough, the chemical reaction and production of light that makes this glow are what make fireflies glow, too. Bioluminescence, also know as chemiluminescence, is what this is called, hence the name bioluminescent phytoplakton.

It's pretty interesting to say the least. It's said to be one of the most amazing places to go scuba diving, as you can only imagine.

The question we are all thinking, though, is how do we get this natural phenomena to take place in our swimming pools? Can you buy it in bulk?

Just kidding...but seriously!


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The Sea of Stars: What Causes This Insanely Beautiful, Natural Phenomena?