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Fossilized Squid

Dr Klaus Schmitt

Well-known member
A while ago when Neal Larson (the guy who found T-Rex "Sue") asked me to help him with some fossils, I developed some method, used here, too...

Fossilized Squid, approx. 90 mio years old, visible light image:

reflected UV image:

UV induced Visible Fluorescence:

PS: that white patch is where there was a rapair done, easily shows in UV light...
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Asher Kelman

OPF Owner/Editor-in-Chief
I wonder whether it could be imaged with X rays or a CT scan?

Perhaps even and MRI.

Who knows, there could be some accidental inclusion of some molecule with an electrons that would spin in a magnetic field!

Take it over to the University Hospital just for fun!

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