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2015-03-03 12:32:13

WORCESTER, Mass., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Access Fixtures, a leader in commercial and sports lighting, is introducing new 15w LED round

2015-03-03 12:32:10

OAKLAND, N.J., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Following its conversion from traditional to Lean manufacturing methods, Amerlux® establishes the new QuickShip Program to deliver a broad range

2015-03-03 12:24:27

President Obama's fiscal 2016 budget proposes new measures to speed cuts in emissions from power plants.

2015-03-02 23:07:15

Even during blackouts, Glowsource.com wants to light up the night.

2015-03-02 23:04:31

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Smart Lighting Market Opportunities: Smart Bulbs and the Rise of Local Lighting Intelligence” report to its store. Dallas, TX

2015-03-02 04:22:39

Dialight Does It Again! The Vigilant H2 Series Comes With a 10 Year Warranty and Significant Glare Reduction; Offers Customers Best-in-Class Energy Savings To-Date FARMINGDALE, N.J.

2015-02-28 23:01:07

David Irwin wins Golden A' Design Award in Lighting Design Competition Como, Italy (PRWEB) February 28, 2015 A' International

2015-02-27 23:16:32

Leading Edge Design Group (LEDG), the nation's leading provider of Data Center, LED Lighting and Information and Communication Technology solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of its


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2010-09-29 16:52:36

The incandescent light bulb provides a source of electric light through incandescence. The bulb works by passing current through a filament which heats to a temperature that produces light. The glass bulb that contains the filament prevents oxidation of the hot filament. The bulbs are also called electric lamps. Incandescent bulbs come in a various sizes and voltages. They can range from 1.5 volts to 300, require no external regulating equipment and have low manufacturing costs. They work...

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2009-04-23 12:28:48

Pavel Nikolayevich Yablochkov (September 14, 1847 "“ March 31, 1984) was a Russian electrical engineer, inventor, and businessman. His most notable invention was a type of electric carbon arc lamp, called the Yablochkov candle. Yablochkov graduated from Mykolayiv Engineering Institute as a military engineer in 1866. In 1869, he continued his education at the Galvanic School in St. Petersburg. Yablochkov settled in Moscow in 1873 after serving time in the army. After that, he was...

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Light Pollution -- Light pollution refers to excess light, created by human activities, that brightens the night sky enough to hide many stars from observers. For the average person, light pollution means that even on a clear, moonless night, only a few stars may be visible. When a city grows up near an astronomical observatory, light pollution can make the observatory effectively useless. Unlike most forms of pollution, light pollution isn't persistent: turn the lights off, and the...

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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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