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2015-05-20 23:04:56

Larson Electronics expands their inventory of portable work lighting with the release of an explosion proof rechargeable light tower that provides a sixteen hour run-time on a single charge.

2015-05-20 23:02:59

Neon LED Strip Light comes ready to plug in and bring the unique look of Neon light. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 20, 2015 Solid Apollo LED introduces new

2015-05-20 16:30:07

LONDON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Lighting Fixtures and Luminaires in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Portable,

2015-05-20 16:26:35

LONDON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Lighting Control Components in US$ Million by the following End-Use Sectors: Corporate,

2015-05-20 12:24:19

WORCESTER, Mass., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Access Fixtures, a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of commercial and sports lighting, announced its new line of LED oval cylinder wall packs that

2015-05-19 23:05:40

Longtime leading supplier of explosion proof lighting equipment Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 150 watt explosion proof LED light fixture for ceiling mount applications.

2015-05-19 16:35:53

DALLAS, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report "Solid-State Lighting & Fluorescent Lighting Market by Technology (LED, OLED, CFL),

2015-05-19 16:27:54

LONDON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Obstruction Lighting in US$ Million.

2015-05-19 08:28:51

Superior To Ballast-Compatible LED Tube On Energy and Maintenance Cost Savings RESTON, Wash., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- At LightFair 2015 in New York on May 5-7, the exhibition floor was

2015-05-18 23:03:49

Unparalleled lighting performance in a compact, contemporary design San Jose, CA (PRWEB) May 18, 2015 Blaze LED High Bay fixtures, the latest technology


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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.