Breaking Bad | Season 4 | Episode 9 | “Bug”
Walt’s paranoia finally leads to an irreconcilable blow-up with Jesse, while peripheral events start to close in on both him and Gus’s operations. It’s becoming increasingly uncertain who’s actually going to survive until the end of the season.
A geode is a type of rock formation where crystals grow inside a cavity, naturally producing an aesthetically pleasing display.
It’s hard to tell by just looking, but Mike is almost certainly using an ultraviolet lamp to check for illicit substances (methamphetamine and possibly blood) in the warehouses. Many chemicals exhibit <a href="https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Fluorescence"fluorescence, meaning in this case that they glow by absorbing (invisible) ultraviolet light and emitting visible light. Unfortunately, Mike is flouting several safety rules by using the lamp without a shield – he is directly exposed to the radiation and will be in for some nasty sunburn and possibly skin cancer.
For background information on this topic, see the primer on energy levels.
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