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2014-10-24 23:03:37

The Larson Electronics EPL-HB-150LED-RT-480V explosion proof high bay light fixture provides operators with a powerful and energy efficient alternative to traditional hazardous location luminaries.

2014-10-24 12:23:38

The TOH Top 100 Reveals the Must-Have Innovations of the Year NEW YORK, Oct.

2014-10-24 12:21:15

Bulldog LED Lighting manufactures all their products in the USA and is proud to be working with Rockstar Performance Garage on several specialty builds for SEMA 2014. SAN CARLOS, Calif.,

2014-10-23 23:05:27

Larson Electronics unveils a new green 100 watt halogen handheld spotlight just in time for hunting season.

2014-10-23 16:21:10

DUBLIN, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rllfjp/automotive ) has announced the addition of the "Automotive

2014-10-22 16:21:09

Bulldog LED Lighting manufacturers all their products in the USA and will be a proud ambassador for American Made Matters Day: A Call-To-Action For Consumers SAN CARLOS, Calif., Oct.

2014-10-22 12:23:01

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Commercial and hospitality spaces, such as stores, restaurants, offices and hotel lobbies, want to appear warm and inviting to consumers.

2014-10-22 08:39:58

New TCP LEDs offer 25,000 hours of life, high light output, and are ENERGY STAR® rated AURORA, Ohio, Oct.

2014-10-21 23:03:03

The Scientists of Lighting at Baja Designs are using next gen CopperDrive® to create the all new $119.95 Squadron® Sport, and re-introduce the award winning Squadron® Pro at a reduced


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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
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.