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2015-03-26 08:25:41

Saves up to 90% in Energy over HID, significantly reduces field labor costs and simplifies the project! STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.

2015-03-25 08:26:58

New product release from DSA Phototech offers innovative LED technology combined with affordability. CARSON, Calif., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DSA Phototech is proud to announce

2015-03-25 04:24:33

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MS -- Technology is changing the way we drive and, in many ways, making today's highways more safe.

2015-03-24 23:08:32

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Traditional Incandescent Bulbs.

2015-03-24 23:04:02

One of the nation’s leading, family-owned, lighting companies is now a member of a leading a trade association for manufacturers and distributors of residential lighting products in the USA

2015-03-24 20:24:10

LONDON, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- REPORT HIGHLIGHTSGlobal shipments of high-brightness LEDs were worth an estimated $38.2 billion in 2013.

2015-03-24 12:25:33

WORCESTER, Mass., March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Access Fixtures, a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of commercial and sports lighting, is launching another industry-changing LED wall pack that

2015-03-24 12:24:47

The majority share acquisition of Lattice Power strengthens SFCE's core technology competency in the low carbon economy field, increases profit sources of the listed company. HONG

2015-03-24 08:44:59

Innovative LED Light Bulb-Integrated Wi-Fi Booster Gives Consumers the Signal Range They Need for Home Automation ATLANTA, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sengled, makers of intelligent

2015-03-24 08:36:46

Innovative technology allows LED fixture manufacturers to create wireless-enabled LED lighting solutions for their commercial and industrial customers to seamlessly interact with wireless control solutions


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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
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.