One Cool Thing: SoCal’s Waves Glow 

The coastal waters of Southern California are being lit up by a stunning display of bioluminescence due to an increase of tiny microorganisms known as dinoflagellates.

The dinoflagellates are actually producing a red tide that glows at night. Red tides are unpredictable and not all of them produce bioluminescence but this current display has mesmerized the city including surfers who have gone for an enchanted ride in the water (see the video above). Scientists do not know how long the latest display will last.

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