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WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Observations by NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope of several stellar eruptions, called novae, firmly establish these relatively common
Seven New OSRAM and SYLVANIA A-Line LED Products Now Available at Lowe's Stores DANVERS, Mass., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North American lighting leader
For decades, scientists have been debating over a fog of low-energy X-rays that has been observed over the entire sky. An international group of scientists has used a NASA-funded instrument to resolve this debate.
PLYMOUTH, Mich. and HAMBURG, Germany, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ROFIN-SINAR Technologies Inc.
Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Global Energy Efficient Lighting Technology Market by Correlated Color Temperature (CCT), Application and Geography 2013- 2018"
NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia carried the Chandra X-ray Observatory into space 15 years ago, deploying it on July 23, 1999.
Longtime leader in commercial and industrial grade lighting equipment Larson Electronics has announced the release of a New 320 watt high intensity LED light that is ideal for use in mining applications
LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:
Leading manufacturer and supplier of industrial grade lighting Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 31 watt low voltage LED light fixture for use within Class 1 Division 2 environments.
The only waterproof outdoor lights available on the market have been introduced in an Effort to Reduce Fires and Fatalities During the Holiday Season. Smyrna,
The prominent feature that allows for the existence of life on Earth is the Sun. Radiation from our closest star provides heat and energy to our planet, driving biological processes and providing the necessary conditions for liquid water to naturally exist. But our Sun is only but one star in this vast Universe. And as it turns out, most stars are quite different than the one that illuminates our day. For this reason, scientists have, for hundreds of years, attempted to study the other...
Supernova -- A supernova is a star that increases its brightness drastically within a matter of days, making it appear as if a "new" star was born (hence "nova"). The "super" prefix distinguishes it from a mere nova, which also involves a star increasing in brightness, though to a lesser extent and through a much different mechanism. Astronomers have classified supernovae in several classes, according to the lines of different elements that appear in their spectra. The first element...
The Sun -- intensely hot, self-luminous body of gases at the center of the solar system. Its gravitational attraction maintains the planets, comets, and other bodies of the solar system in their orbits. The sun is actually a star of about medium size; it appears larger than the other stars because of its relative nearness to the earth. The earth's distance from the sun varies from 91,377,000 mi (147,053,000 km) at perihelion to 94,537,000 mi (152,138,000 km) at aphelion (see apsis). The...
Crab Nebula -- The Crab Nebula (Messier 1, NGC 1952) is the object the which started Charles Messier logging non-cometary objects on his Messier Catalog. It is the expanding cloud of gas thrown off in the explosion that gave rise to the 1054 supernova recorded by Chinese astronomers, now more than 6 light years across (the nebula is currently expanding at 1000 km/sec and the total mass of ejected material is about 0.1 solar masses). The supernova which produced it was bright enough to...
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