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2014-10-06 23:07:15

Canadian Scientists Use Light to Control Plant Growth; Growers Adopt Proven LumiGrow Technology  Novato, California (PRWEB) October 06, 2014

2014-10-06 23:04:32

With over 40 years as a leader in the industrial and commercial lighting industry, Larson Electronics continues its commitment to providing high grade lighting equipment to specialty markets with

2014-10-06 23:01:24

GE Lighting announces the resolution of a patent infringement lawsuit filed in February 2012 against AgiLight, Inc. East Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) October 06,

2014-10-06 23:00:14

Tailored Lighting Inc., the company that invented the SoLux Daylight bulb, known for lighting many of world’s impressionist masterpieces, now brings the ColorView light bulb to the home market.

2014-10-03 00:20:17

Expected energy savings from the wireless controls and lighting retrofit to exceed $1MM annually WARREN, Mich., Oct.

2014-10-02 23:10:01

Deco Lighting announces that they will be attending GloSho ’14, the Cleantech Global Showcase presented by Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI). Commerce,

2014-10-01 23:01:50

Noribachi, a leading U.S.-based custom LED manufacturer for high output commercial and industrial solutions, is proud to announce the launch of its 3-tiered binning solution that delivers more


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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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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.