News tagged with light emission

2012: A record year for fuel economy

(—Although fuel economy of all new vehicles sold in the United States dipped slightly last month, 2012 was the best year ever for fuel efficiency, say researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research ...

dateJan 09, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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First 'bone' of the Milky Way identified

(—Our Milky Way is a spiral galaxy—a pinwheel-shaped collection of stars, gas and dust. It has a central bar and two major spiral arms that wrap around its disk. Since we view the Milky Way from the inside, its ...

dateJan 08, 2013 in Astronomy
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Streetlight policies could cast a shadow over wildlife

(—Scientists have conducted the first study into the ecological effects of a variety of energy-saving options to reduce overnight street lighting. Among the findings, researchers discovered that introducing "whiter" ...

dateNov 16, 2012 in Ecology
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