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Newcastle University study

Discussion in 'Beginners Area' started by Crimson Funk, Feb 24, 2021.

  1. Crimson Funk

    Crimson Funk New Member

    Hi all, I came across this the other day and I don't know where to start:

    - maybe the solar lamp that mimics the sun
    - that UV penetrates deep into the skin
    - that the sunscreen industry should use the study to block all types of solar light


    Should I give them a call and find out about the spectral analysis of the lamp? (My guess is that it probably doesn't have enough IR-A and may even have some UV-C)

    This seems like misinformation, so what does a mitochondriac do in the face of this type of thing?
  2. Michael CULLEN

    Michael CULLEN New Member

  3. Richard Watson

    Richard Watson New Member

    Clearly this study was sponsored by those with a vested interest
  4. Crimson Funk

    Crimson Funk New Member

    I sent an email expressing interest in the lamp used for the study
  5. crix

    crix New Member

    Here is the spectrum used in their "Solar Simulator"

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  6. crix

    crix New Member

    Here is the spectrum of the real sun.

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  7. crix

    crix New Member

    In short, the two are radically different in their spectral distribution, irradiance, and, most likely, flicker intensity.
    Michael CULLEN likes this.

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