Featured photo courtesy of Nasa Goddard Space Flight Centre.
Featured image courtesy of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center.
I began this series by opining that using sunscreen is a misguided approach to protecting yourself from the sun’s radiation (unless under extreme circumstances), and that we should, in fact, be exposing our bare skin to unfiltered sunlight regularly. By the end of this series (still another few posts), I really hope I will have you convinced! Continue reading Sunlight Series: Part 5 – Solar Irradiance and Earth’s Atmosphere
Featured photo courtesy of Tamara.
Before a detailed discussion on the effects of sunlight on the body can begin, I believe the reader should be oriented with the concept of ‘light’ itself, which is the intention of this post. I’m not going to explain optics, Continue reading Sunlight Series: Part 2 – Electromagnetic Radiation
Featured photo courtesy of Michael Karrer.
“You should really put on some sunscreen”
“You’re going to get wrinkles”
“Aren’t you concerned about skin cancer?” Continue reading Sunlight Series: Part 1 – Introduction