UV (Was: Art, Environment and...)

David Lubkin (lubkin@unreasonable.com)
Mon, 27 Sep 1999 22:18:23 -0400

Lee Daniel Crocker wrote:

>A mall open 24hrs with bright
>full-spectrum lighting (UV-free so shoppers won't worry about
>sunburn) could probably even grow real grass and flowers and
>trees inside.

Does anyone know of anything in our ecology that is dependent on the *presence* of UV?

And what good are mosquitos?

(For decades we've poked at designing artificial ecologies, and have always left out things that turned out to be important.)

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