Soraa LED light may dim 50-watt halogen rivals
Columbia grads design solar-pillow lights for global village
Manufacturing method paves way for commercially viable quantum dot-based LEDs
University of Florida researchers may help resolve the public debate over America's future light source of choice: Edison's incandescent bulb or the more energy efficient compact fluorescent lamp. It could be neither.
Kenyan's mission: solar lamps to empower the poor
Evans Wadongo is not yet 25 but has already changed the lives of tens of thousands of his fellow Kenyans living in poor rural communities by supplying them with solar lamps.
EGG-energy brings power to Africa with battery subscription service
Solar Cells with LEDs Provide Inexpensive Lighting
Physicists Find a World of Motion In the Mystery of Aging Glass
(PhysOrg.com) -- Physicists super-cooled a liquid into glass in order to observe the slowing of particles. It's a material that still perplexes researchers despite thousands of years of household and industrial use.
Study on effect of electricity on liquids bucks conventional science (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Whether gazing into lava lamps or watching balsamic vinegar mix with olive oil, people have long been transfixed by the seemingly mystical way that droplets of one liquid find each other within ...
World's smallest incandescent (nano)lamp with carbon nanotube filament
(PhysOrg.com) -- In an effort to explore the boundary between thermodynamics and quantum mechanics -- two fundamental yet seemingly incompatible theories of physics -- a team from the UCLA Department of Physics ...
Solar-powered LED light made of bottles
A homemade solar lamp for developing countries
(Phys.org) —The solar lamp developed by the start-up LEDsafari is a more effective, safer, and less expensive form of illumination than the traditional oil lamp currently used by more than one billion people ...
UV ray of hope for safer drinking water
(Phys.org)—A group of researchers from PML's Sensor Science Division is part of a project that will have a direct effect on improved safety of the nation's drinking water.
Duo create GravityLight: Lamp that runs off of gravity (w/ video)
LEDs winning light race to save energy, the environment: report
Today's light-emitting diode light bulbs have a slight environmental edge over compact fluorescent lamps. And that gap is expected to grow significantly as technology and manufacturing methods improve in ...