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2015-04-18 13:28:36

We know that light affects our body clocks, but now, research has found that it's not only the intensity, but also the color that affects us.

2015-04-17 23:07:30

The W100 is a powerful solar work light that was originally designed for artisan fishing communities to replace the traditional kerosene lanterns fishermen use to attract fish.

2015-04-17 23:04:37

From the big screen to your home television, industrial lighting equipment leader Larson Electronics has experienced a significant expansion into the film entertainment industry.

2015-04-17 23:04:12

One of the nation’s leading, family-owned lighting companies continued its yearly tradition of giving back to the community with bike to one of the nation’s most recognized charities.

2015-04-16 23:03:47

The Chroma Flow PRO and DuoBrite are two new color changing RGB LED controllers with wireless remote controls packed with more features than ever before. Seattle,

2015-04-16 20:25:04

Topbulb, a leading ecommerce lighting distributor, has revamped and improved their metal halide line. EAST CHICAGO, Ind., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Topbulb, an industry leader

2015-04-15 23:10:27

Powerlite 2.3 uses less energy and does not require generator Orrville, Ohio (PRWEB) April 15, 2015 The Will-Burt Company, the world’s leading manufacturer

2015-04-15 16:22:22

Board Initiates Search for New CEO AURORA, Ohio, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TCP International Holdings Ltd.

2015-04-15 12:24:29

SYRACUSE, N.Y., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In the ongoing effort to reduce their ecological footprints, professional, collegiate and municipal sports venues that installed LED lighting from


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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
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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