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  • Here, I swim through a canyon filled with green water of such violent luminosity that it's like breaststroking through a radioactive Midori cocktail.

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  • The model corrected for possible distortions in luminosity resulting from non-economic sources like reflections on large bodies of water, which can distort satellite images.

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  • The same luminosity illuminates the Virgin's face, strikes the crystal scepter clutched by the Angel, and dances all over the bejeweled accoutrements he is wearing with such pride.

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  • It is similar to a Hertzsprung-Russell (HR) diagram but the latter plots luminosity (or absolute magnitude) rather than just apparent brightness and a knowledge of the distances of the stars plotted is also needed.

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  • If you give in to its measured ebb and flow, you will find yourself in an intense, poetic world in which the simplest objects a maggoty sheep, a half-finished shed take on a quiet but magical luminosity.

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  • Scientists have used chromophores for decades to detect chemicals, but, until Fido, they weren't sensitive enough to detect trace explosives because each molecule of TNT vapor would switch off just a single chromophore, with the result that faint wisps of evil chemicals caused no visible change in luminosity.

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