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2015-01-05 23:06:39

NuLEDs PoE Lighting at One Penn Plaza in Manhattan Manhattan, NY (PRWEB) January 05, 2015 Cisco CBC in Manhattan is now lit with NuLEDs Power-over-Ethernet

2015-01-05 16:22:15

AURORA, Ohio, Jan. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TCP International Holdings Ltd.

2015-01-05 08:24:30

LIGHTIFY Your World with Cost-Effective Indoor/Outdoor Automated Lighting Solutions Controlled by Your Mobile Device LAS VEGAS and DANVERS, Mass., Jan.

2015-01-02 23:01:38

Leading manufacturer and supplier of explosion proof lighting equipment Larson Electronics has announced the release of a new pedestal mount LED light designed for high output and versatile operation.

2014-12-31 23:03:27

Larson Electronics has added to its extensive range of industrial grade lighting equipment with the release of a 144 watt LED quadpod mounted work light.

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2014-12-31 13:08:14

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Images of the Earth at night are an exceptional source of human geographical data, as artificial light illustrates human activity in a way that daytime images could never do. Some of those images have shown that, when night falls, American cities are many times brighter than their German counterparts, and that those German cities emit several times less light per capita than comparably sized American cities. The findings have been...

2014-12-30 23:03:01

The LEDWizard Smartphone and Tablet LED Lighting Controller brings amazing wireless LED lighting control for up to 8 LED zones. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December

2014-12-27 23:01:03

By automatically turning on full brightness with the detection of a car or human being, the new generation


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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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