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2015-01-30 23:05:48

Global General Lighting Market 2015-2019 a new industry research report profiles players like General Electric (GE) Co., Koninklijke Philips NV, Panasonic Corp.

2015-01-30 23:05:15

Larson Electronics announces the release of a 1,000 watt metal halide light fixture equipped with external ballast. Constructed of die cast aluminum and U.L.

2015-01-30 16:21:44

OAKLAND, N.J., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Amerlux® never stops in researching and delivering continuous improvements in all of its products.

2015-01-29 23:08:51

Qualite Sports Lighting, LLC, along with partner, Ephesus Lighting, Inc.

2015-01-29 23:05:52

Leading supplier of explosion proof and industrial grade lighting Larson Electronics has announced the release of a Class 1 & 2 Division 1 & 2 Portable Explosion Proof LED Light mounted

2015-01-29 16:30:58

DUBLIN, January 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ft9htk/global_smart) has announced the addition of the "Global

2015-01-28 23:06:01

Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 40 watt telescoping LED flood light that produces illumination comparable to a 400 watt metal halide without the high heat, fragile construction,


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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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